Prostate cancer is the third most common cancer among men in Hong Kong and more than 2,000 new cases were diagnosed in 2017*. If you are a man over the age of 50 with a family history of prostate cancer, you should talk to your doctor about getting checked.
*Source: Hong Kong Cancer Registry, Hospital Authority 2019 (figures from 2017)
Prostate cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the prostate. This (usually) slow-growing cancer becomes more common in old age, however all men should discuss appropriate screening measures with their doctor.
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