Prostate cancer, which affects 11.6 percent of men in the United States at some point in their lives, has actually shown a drop in the number of cases by an average of 5.8 percent each year over the last 10 years. Death rates also have been falling, 3.4 percent on average each year, according to the National Cancer Institute.
Many factors contribute to the decrease in those numbers.
One of those factors might be a blood test that men can now take to screen for prostate cancer.
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