Published in Cancer Weekly, February 5th, 1996
Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men, after lung cancer. About 317,000 American men are estimated to be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1996, and 41,400 to die of it, the American Cancer Society estimates.
Improvements in detecting prostate cancer have led to much higher rates of diagnosis in recent years, but that has created a problem. Prostate cancer usually occurs in older men and...
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