- Third leading cause of cancer mortality in the US.
- Uncommon in men aged <50 years.
- PSA and digital rectal examination are key diagnostic tools used in screening.
- Management may be expectant or definitive.
- The overall 5-year relative survival rate for 1999 to 2005 was 97%, but this varies greatly depending on National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) risk category.
Last updated: Jun 08, 2012