According to Prostate Cancer UK, more than 47,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK every year. That is 129 men per day. Around 400,000 men are currently living with and after the condition. Every 45 minutes one man dies from prostate cancer, equating to more than 11,000 men each year. Despite the disease being the most common type of cancer among men, lots of men in the UK know little about it. This may be partly due to there being a number of myths surrounding the condition. Dr Arun Thiyagarajan, medical director at Bupa Health Clinics, reveals the truth behind the five biggest myths related to prostate cancer.
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