Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the EU representing 25% of all male new cancer cases diagnosed. 1 in 7 men in UK will develop this condition during his
lifetime. All European countries (except those with high incidence already) have seen dramatically increasing incidence trends in recent years.
All EU countries are experiencing strong rises in testicular cancer. Incidence has doubled over the past 25 years. Cancer of the testes is now the most common cancer of young men, peaking at 25-30 years.
Sources – @HealthandEnv HEAL News
- Diseases and conditions, Cancers in men, 18 June 2014.
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