Prevalence 2017-07-02T02:10:04+00:00

Prevalence of Prostate Cancer

Common Types of Cancer Esitmated New Cases 2016 Estimated Death Cases 2016
1. Breast Cancer (Female) 246,660 40,450
2. Lung and Brochus Cancer 224,390 158,080
3. Prostate Cancer 180,890 26,120

Prostate cancer represents 10.7% of all new cancer cases in the U.S. and is the third most common cancer behind breast and lung

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind only lung cancer.

Approximately 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.

Traditional transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) biopsies based on the grid approach tend to miss 30-40% of prostate cancer

MRI-guided biopsy only requires 1-2 needles in the targeted lesion because the high-resolution imaging allows for a precise and targeted approach

Percent of New Cases by Age Group: Prostate Cancer

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