Prostate Cancer Information
Did you know…
9 Aussie men die from prostate cancer every day.
3 men are diagnosed every hour.
More men die from prostate cancer than women die from breast cancer.
More men die from prostate cancer each year than the total number of both men and women who die from skin cancer.
1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their life time.
Having a family history of prostate cancer increases your risk by 2 – 5 times.
A diagnosis can increase the risk of suicide by 70%
You have a 95% survival rate if detected early.
The ‘sixes’ – 6 early warning signs of prostate cancer
- Burning or pain during urination.
- Difficulty urinating, or trouble starting and stopping while urinating.
- More frequent urges to urinate at night.
- Loss of bladder control.
- Decreased flow or velocity of urine stream.
- Blood in urine.