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Prostate cancer risk: Five most common causes of prostate cancer – is it hereditary? [Video]

Jonathan Coleman dies aged 65 following prostate cancer battle

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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK and usually develops slowly. A recent poll showed nearly half of men have no idea where the prostate is and 78 percent of men are unaware of the physical symptoms which could indicate the condition. Women were found to be 27 percent more likely to know the signs to look out for – so what are the top five risk factors for this condition?

A small percentage (five percent) of prostate cancers are hereditary and occur in families.

Families often share common elements, including factors such as …

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Black Men and Prostate Cancer with Nicholas Shungu, MD [Video]

Black men are twice as likely to die from prostate cancer compared to men of any other race. In this episode of Advance with MUSC Health, Nicholas Shungu, M.D., a family medicine physician at MUSC Health, talks about some of the reasons for this disparity and what can be done to better educate patients and their families about the importance of prostate cancer screenings.