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Questions & Answers About Prostate Cancer, Bone Metastases, and Treatment-Related Osteoporosis

General Information about Prostate Cancer

1. Q. What is prostate cancer?

A. Prostate cancer is an abnormal (malignant) growth of the prostate, a walnut-sized gland at the base of the urinary bladder in men.

2. Q. How common is prostate cancer?

A. Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men (except for skin cancer) and a leading cause of cancer death worldwide.

In 2007, close to 218,890 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 27,050 men will die from prostate cancer in the U.S.

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