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Prostate cancer now kills more people than breast cancer: cause for alarm?

For the first time in the UK, the number of deaths from prostate cancer has exceeded the numbers of deaths from breast cancer. According to figures from the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS), ... read more

What is the test for prostate cancer and when should you have a screening?

In 2015, 11,819 men died from prostate cancer in the UK, compared to 11,442 women from breast cancer. Shocking scans reveal damage two glasses of wine can have on your heart However, while more women ... read more

Prostate cancer diagnosis: how scientists are working to get it right

Almost 48,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK every year. But questions are being ... This made it less invasive and more likely to pick up abnormal cells than a standard biopsy. Spec... read more

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the number of deaths from prostate cancer has exceeded the numbers of deaths from breast cancer. According to figures from the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS), more read more



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