According to reports, it is said that prostate cancer is on the rise worldwide and there are more than a million men who suffer from this painful disease. Although prostate and testicular cancer only occur in men over a certain age, normally after the age of 50, they are not the only cancers that affect men in today’s society. Cancers like skin, bladder and penile are increasing by the day.
Reports show that one out of eight men is diagnosed with prostate cancer every day and if any of these cancers are detected early then it can be cured. It is indeed one of the biggest risk factors for cancer, which is why there are a lot of men who develop cancer post the age of 50 years. Sources say that cancer also depends upon the race. It is seen that caucasian men are prone to bladder cancer, Asian men to stomach cancer and Africans to oral cancer.
Boldsky today shares with you some types of cancer in men that you may not be aware of. These types of cancers in men are increasing in number across the globe.
This is the second highest type of cancer in men. There are more than 2 million men in India who are suffering from prostate cancer. Men who are over the age of 50 are more prone to getting prostate cancer. If detected early, there is a chance of survival.
This is another type of cancer in men that is increasing by the day. Lung cancer has affected more than half a million men, the main reason being smoking. Lung cancer in men is the biggest killer of all.
Not many are aware of this type of cancer in men. Many have often thought that it skin cancer is found more in women, but reports say that men suffer more. One positive thing about skin cancer is that, when detected early it can be treated.
Colon cancer affects men who are mostly under the age of 50 years. The first sign of colon cancer is excessive bleeding during the passing of stool.
More than 1,300 cases of bowel cancer are diagnosed each year around the world. This type of cancer in men is largely caused by the consumption of alcohol.
The common symptoms of bladder cancer in men are frequent urination and constant pain in the pelvic region.
Those men who suffer from diabetes is more prone to getting pancreatic cancer. One negative aspect of pancreatic cancer is that it is noted only in the later stages where the only solution is the removal of the pancreas.
This is one type of cancer in men which is rarely known. Penile cancer is caused due to circumcision, HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) and also due to smoking.