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Prostate cancer checks are no fun, but with around 3,300 Australian men dying a year, it’s a fair call to action for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September.

Who needs a prostate cancer test?

The risk of prostate cancer increases with age and a family history. The current guidelines suggest men discuss it with their doctor. 

To give you an idea of the age-related risk of prostate cancer, government statistics show that “90% of new prostate cancer cases occur in men aged 55 years and over, with 99% of prostate cancer deaths occurring in this age group.”*

Want to learn more? Visit the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.


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