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Loved Ones Could Be Helped To Talk On Prostate Cancer

by Medindia Content Team on June 19, 2006 at 3:20 PM
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Loved Ones Could Be Helped To Talk On Prostate Cancer

Men's suffering from prostrate cancer can talk to doctor through their beloved ones, especially wife's, children, and partners - a survey result shows .

The head of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Leslie D. Michelson said secret weapons for men in the family are daughters, wives and partners whom can realize their role in assisting to express them to doctors about the condition, prostrate cancer.

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More than 27,000 men were dying every year by prostrate cancer, thus approximately 1 out of 6 American men will be affected by prostate cancer, which is the common non-skin cancer in the U.S.

Nearly 75% men with prostrate cancer said that they were most willing to talk to doctors if assisted by women - a study by the Prostate Cancer Foundation/Gillette Men's Health Survey finds.

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