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Men's Health - Prostate Cancer

Learn more about Prostate Cancer with AcuMed.

Prostate cancer is more commonly found in men aged 50 and above and it is the third most common cancer among Singaporean men.

Symptoms:

  1. Need to urinate often, especially at night
  2. Blood in the urine/semen
  3. Painful ejaculations
  4. Pain in the lower back, hips or upper thighs

Risk Factors:

You have an increased risk of developing prostate cancer if:

 

  1. You are above 40 years old (the risk increases more after 50
  2. You seldom exercise
  3. There is a history of prostate cancer in your family
  4. You follow an unhealthy diet (foods that are high in  unhealthy fats, i.e. Fast Foods, Pastries, Bacon, etc.)