Being a male is a health risk and statistics can prove this. Men have a life expectancy of about 6 years less than their female partners (73.9 years for men and 79.2 years for women). Men seem reluctant to visit the Doctor or seek advice where as women are more likely.
This section is an introduction to the problems associated with the prostate. If you should have any concerns please consult your Doctor.
- In 1991, over 137,000 men in the UK were diagnosed as suffering from cancer.
- Death from some form of cancer is the second main cause of all male deaths in the UK.
- In 1995, 82,000 men died from the disease.
- Excluding skin cancer, cancer of the prostate is the second most common male cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death
- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is five times more common than cancer.
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