1 in 9 men will develop prostate cancer in his lifetime. If any of these risk factors applies to you, a prostate cancer screening may be your best defense: Age The chances of developing prostate cancer continue to rise rapidly after the age of 50. Weight and Diet Obesity, as well as a diet high in saturated fats, increases your risk of prostate cancer. Race Compared to men of other races, black men have a higher rate of prostate cancer. Family History When there's a history of prostate or breast cancer in your family, your risk of prostate cancer is higher.
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