According to Cancer Research UK, prostate cancer is believed to be caused by genetic factors, ethnicity, hormonal imbalances, malnutrition and age. Men with a father or brother who are diagnosed with prostate cancer, men... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

A study published in 2013 found that men with high levels of omega-3 fatty acids or fish oil in their blood had a 44 percent overall higher risk for prostate cancer, according to MedlinePlus. The study was published in t... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

A prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, level higher than 10 indicates up to a 67 percent chance of prostate cancer, according to WebMD. PSA levels between 4 and 10 indicate a 25 percent chance of prostate cancer; PSA level... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels
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