Whether you're a man or a woman, odds are you know someone who is currently battling or has died from prostate cancer. In fact, it's the second most common form of cancer among American men. The American Cancer Society estimates there will be about 220,800 new prostate cancer cases in 2015 and about 27,540 deaths from the disease.
While it can be serious, a diagnosis of prostate cancer isn’t a death sentence; more than 2.9 million men in the U.S. who have been diagnosed are still alive today. Still, the therapy may involve surgery including castration, radiation therapy, and hormonal castration — none of which sound appealing.
Therefore, the focus should be on what we can do to prevent this common cancer. Recently, research has discovered five key lifestyle strategies — some of which are actually fun — that can help prevent prostate cancer and its growth. It's important to take note of these lessons: