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Prostate Cancer
Quick facts and numbers point picture of disease

*Most frequently diagnosed cancer in men aside from skin cancer.

*Second-leading cause of cancer death in men behind lung cancer.

*Incidence rates significantly higher in African-Americans, 241 cases per 100,000 men versus whites, 149 cases per 100,000 men.

*Incidence rates and deaths in United States have decreased since 2000.

*Nearly two-thirds of cases diagnosed in men 65 and older.