What is your risk factor for prostate cancer?
Studies show that one in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. Are you wondering what your risk factor may be? “The cause of prostate cancer is multifactorial,” says Dr. Brian Norouzi, a urologist and robotic surgeon at Providence St. Joseph Hospital. “Risk factors include a genetic history, tobacco use, obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, poor diet, stress and exposure to toxin.”
While there is no template to follow to prevent prostate cancer, there are ways to lower your risk: