• Risk Factors For Developing Prostate Cancer

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    VIA: ProstateHealthGuide.Com

    Age. 40 or over for men with a family history of prostate cancer and African Americans, 50 and above for other men. Most prostate cancers are diagnosed in men over 65, but it is becoming more common in men 55-65.
    Family history. Your risk of developing prostate cancer is doubled if your father, brother, or close male blood relative has or had the disease.
    Race. African Americans have the highest rate of prostate cancer in the world, at least twice as high as white men.
    Diet. Eating a diet that’s low in fiber and high in fat and red meat, has been shown to increase prostate cancer risk.

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