Prostate cancer symptoms
The American Cancer Society expects 268,490 new prostate cancer cases and 34,500 deaths this year. Prostate cancer is treatable if caught early, and there are preventative methods.
ACS says, "1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer. Older males and non-Hispanic Black men are more prone to prostate cancer.
Symptoms of prostate cancer.Mayo Clinic: "Early prostate cancer has no symptoms. Advanced prostate cancer symptoms include:Urinary difficulty.
Weight-control. Obesity raises prostate cancer risk.-Eat plenty of fruits and veggies. Omega-3s in nuts, seeds, and fish may prevent prostate cancer.
Reduce oxidative stress. Cellular oxidative stress may induce age-related prostate cancer, says one theory. Processed foods, sugary drinks, and occupational/environmental exposures may cause this.
Routine screening is vital. I think males should start checking their PSA around age 40. PSA may rise for non-cancerous causes, but it's a solid starting point and easy to assess in normal blood work.