With aging, the human prostate gland exhibits a startling propensity for both benign and malignant neoplasia. Estimates for 2004 predicted 230,110 new cases of prostate cancer in the United States, representing the majority (33%) of new cancer cases in men (excluding skin cancer). Currently, US males have a 1 in 6 lifetime risk of developing clinical prostate cancer, and prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in US men (29,900 deaths estimated for 2004).1.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Prostate Cancer|
|Subtitle of host publication||Principles and Practice|
|Number of pages||12|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2005|
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