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Prostate cancer incidence rate increased for all men since 1973; is highest for African Americans; average age at diagnosis is 65, and lifetime risk for a 50-year-old is about 10 percent; estimated that 317,000 American men will be diagnosed this year.
(Source: National Cancer Institute, part of National Institutes of Health, U.S. government)

Research article. "Common genitourinary health issues that arise in the care of male patients include prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia, urogenital cancers, premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction."
(Source: Journal article, in American Family Physician. By Ted D. Epperly and Kevin E. Moore, Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia.)

Graph of incidence and death rates. Info on early detection, treatment options, CDC activities. See also more statistics.
(Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. government)

Highly technical medical information database with over 2,000 diseases. Designed for use at the point of care.
(Source: Privately funded site, Dynamic Medical Information System, and Brian S. Alper M.D.)

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