Prostate Cancer Key Statistics
Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. The American Cancer Society’s estimates for prostate cancer in the United States for 2020 are:
- About 191,930 new cases of prostate cancer
- About 33,330 deaths from prostate cancer
Prostate Cancer Deaths
Prostate cancer is the second biggest cause of death from cancer in American men, behind only lung cancer. About 1 man in 41 will die of prostate cancer.
Do You Have Signs of Prostate Cancer?
Prostate cancer is America’s most common non-skin cancer.
In the United States, 1 out of every 9 men in their lifetime will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Learn more about the symptoms here to watch out for, screen recommendations, causes and rate of survival.
What Are Prostate Cancer Symptoms?
Many men with prostate cancer have no Cancer-related symptoms. To those with symptoms, they may include one of the following:
- Urinary problems – weak urine stream, difficulty initiating urination, stopping and starting during urination; urinating frequently, especially at night, pain or burning with urination. These symptoms are also often associated with noncancerous enlargement of the prostate, called benign pro-static hypertrophy or BPH.
- Blood – in the urine and semen.
- Pain – in the hips, pelvis, spine or upper legs.
- Pain or discomfort – during ejaculation.
- Difficulty – getting an erection.
Top 10 Steps to Fight Prostate Cancer
Learn the Top Ten Steps, a guide through knowledge about the prostate, prostate cancer, diagnosis and treatment. Watch our video, introducing Dr. Steve Klayman and hear his tips for men with prostate cancer symptoms. Expert advice on how to fight Prostate Cancer.