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How I've Survived Prostate Cancer for More Than 30 Years
Survival Rates for Prostate Cancer
Please understand that our phone lines must be clear for urgent medical care needs. When this changes, we will update this web site. Please know that our vaccine supply is extremely small. In general, the earlier prostate cancer is caught, the more likely it is for a man to get successful treatment and remain disease-free. The overall prognosis for prostate cancer is among the best of all cancers. The prognosis for prostate cancer depends on many factors.
The story behind the shock statistic: one man dies of prostate cancer every 45 minutes
The increase in cancer cases in recent years is largely due to the fact that people live longer. The risk factors for the most common cancers have a long time to impact and increase the risk of disease in older people. Cancer surgery can usually be carried out normally, regardless of age. Adjuvant therapy reduces the risk of relapse and spreading of the cancer, so they are also considered as alternatives for the elderly.
Approximately 14 percent of men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lifetimes, according to the National Institutes of Health. Radiation therapy traditionally has been a primary treatment for the cancer, but one-fourth of men have a recurrence of prostate cancer within five years after the therapy. Now, a University of Missouri School of Medicine researcher has found that a complex procedure to remove the prostate achieves excellent long-term survival for men after radiation therapy has failed.