Fact or Fiction: Do You Believe Any of These Prostate Cancer Myths?

It's Movember (or No Shave November)! Help the men in your life stay healthy by learning what's fact and what's fiction when it comes to prostate cancer (9 Photos)

Arricca Elin SanSone on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:53PM

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Fact or Fiction: Do You Believe Any of These Prostate Cancer Myths?

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Fact: Men With a Family History of Prostate Cancer Are at Higher Risk

Guys with a family history of the disease are twice as likely to develop prostate cancer, according to the Prostate Cancer Foundation. The risk increases even more if he has a brother, son or father who’s had prostate cancer. The ACS recommends that guys with a family history start a discussion with their doctors at age 45, or by age 40 if more than one family member had prostate cancer.

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