SpareInch wrote:I know someone with Prostate Cancer, and the doctors are just monitoring the situation.
Anecdotal. And, to put it delicately, some healthcare systems are notorious for that kind of service.
Refer to the American Cancer Society's Current Global Cancer Facts & Figures (PDF)
Prostate cancer is one of the leading cancer killers in men, responsible for up to 25% of all cancer deaths, in males, depending on the country. In general, prostate cancer kills more men than breast cancer kills women, although this also varies by country and by who is reporting the statistic.
(The really sad thing is that about 400 American MEN die of breast cancer each year.