Epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer - Abstract

Prostate cancer is more common in men over the age of 65 years.

There are 15% cases with positive family history of prostate cancer Worldwide. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death among the U.S. men. Prostate cancer incidence is strongly related to age with the highest rates in older man. Globally millions of people are suffering from this disease. This study aims to provide awareness about prostate cancer as well as an updated knowledge about the epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.

Written by:
Daniyal M, Siddiqui ZA, Akram M, Asif HM, Sultana S, Khan A.   Are you the author?
Faculty of Eastern Medicine and Surgery, Hamdard University Karachi, Pakistan.  

Reference: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2014;15(22):9575-8.

PubMed Abstract
PMID: 25520069

UroToday.com Prostate Cancer Section


Newsletter subscription

Free Daily and Weekly newsletters offered by content of interest

The fields of GU Oncology and Urology are rapidly advancing. Sign up today for articles, videos, conference highlights and abstracts from peer-review publications by disease and condition delivered to your inbox and read on the go.