Prostate Cancer: A Daily Checklist To Lower Your Risk

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African American men are 2.5 times as likely to die from prostate cancer, as compared to non-Hispanic white men. Even more shocking…prostate cancer death is 100% preventable, when diagnosed early.

The risk of an enlarged prostate, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, increases about 4 percent a year after age 55. By age 60, half of men will have BPH. That number jumps to 95 percent by age 85.

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While prostate cancer death is preventable, it’s also relatively simple to prevent prostate cancer from showing up in the first place. Lifestyle habits, including health eating, play a crucial part of this.