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Prostate cancer cases will double in two decades: Study

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Prostate cancer worldwide (Prostate Cancer) The number of new cases of diabetes will more than double over the next two decades as the population of poor countries continues to age along with that of rich countries. “Our findings suggest that the number of new cases annually will increase from 1.4 million in 2020 to 2.9 million by 2040,” the medical journal said, based on a study of demographic changes, according to the Lancet report published on Thursday.

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Researchers behind the study (Researchers) Said that the increase in cases is linked to the increase in life expectancy and changes in the age pyramid around the world. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, accounting for about 15 percent of cases. It mostly emerges after the age of 50 and is more common in men as they age. Researchers said that as life expectancy improves in developing countries.

The number of cases of prostate cancer also increases. He emphasized that public health policies cannot influence change as they can in the case of lung cancer or heart disease. Hereditary factors are much less manageable, for example, smoking causes lung cancer. It has also been linked to weight gain but it is not yet known whether it is a direct cause of prostate cancer.

The researchers also said health officials need to encourage earlier screening in developing countries because the disease is often detected too late to provide effective treatment.

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