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How can race affect your risk for prostate cancer?

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Prostate cancer occurs about 60% more often in African-American men than in white American men, and when it is diagnosed, the cancer is more likely to be advanced. However, Japanese and African males living in their native countries have a low incidence of prostate cancer. Rates for these groups increase sharply when they immigrate to the U.S. African-Americans are the second group of men for whom prostate cancer testing should begin at age 40.

From: Prostate Cancer Risk Factors WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society.
 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on June 26, 2019

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American Cancer Society.
 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on June 26, 2019

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