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12 Things to Know About Prostate Cancer.

1. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men.
Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men and is one of the leading causes of cancer death in men, second only to lung cancer. About 1 in 36 men, or 29,000 men a year, will die of prostate cancer.

2. One in seven men are diagnosed with prostate cancer.
One in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, meaning prostate cancer is 33 percent more common in men than breast cancer is in women.

3. Two men are diagnosed every 5 minutes.
It is estimated that 233,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2014.
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