Facts

The News (New Glasgow) - - PICTOU COUNTY -

■ One in eight Cana­dian men will be di­ag­nosed with prostate can­cer in their life­time.

■ It is es­ti­mated that 21,600 Cana­dian men will be di­ag­nosed this year.

■ The sur­vival rate can be more than 90 per cent when de­tected early.

■ Men with a fam­ily his­tory of the dis­ease, or men of African or Caribbean de­scent have a greater risk of de­vel­op­ing the dis­ease.

Source: Prostate Can­cer Canada – At­lantic re­gion

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