Famous Men with Prostate Cancer
In 1992, Senator Bob Dole became one of the first celebrities to "go public" with prostate cancer. Since then, many other high-profile men with prostate cancer have made a similar decision.
- Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer that affects men.
- Although prostate cancer can occur in men as young as 40 to 50 years old, about 70% of all those diagnosed with prostate cancer are over the age of 65 years.
- Certain racial and ethnic groups are at more risk than others.