Prostate cancer is the third most common cancer among men in Hong Kong. In 2021, there were 3,038* new cases diagnosed. 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 2023 (figures from 2021)
Specialist Urologist, Dr. Ho Lap-yin shares the latest figures on prostate cancer in Hong Kong, as well as some useful information about this (usually) slow-growing cancer.
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Prostate cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the prostate. This (usually) slow-growing cancer becomes more common in old age.
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