Prostate Cancer

Figures marked with an asterisk have been rounded.

Across the UK

  • Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men.
  • Every hour one man dies from prostate cancer – that’s more than 10,000 every year.
  • Over 40,000* men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year – that’s more than 100* men diagnosed every day.
  • It’s estimated that by 2030, prostate cancer will be the most common cancer.
  • One in eight men will get prostate cancer.
  • Over a quarter of a million* men are living with and after prostate cancer.
  • Two out of three adults don’t know what the prostate gland does.

In Scotland

  • Nearly 3,000* men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year in Scotland.
  • More than 700* men die every year from prostate cancer in Scotland.
  • Every day two men die from prostate cancer in Scotland.

In England

  • Over 34,000* men are diagnosed every year in England.
  • More than 8,000* men die every year from prostate cancer in England.
  • Every hour one man dies from prostate cancer in England.

In Wales

  • Over 2,000* men are diagnosed every year in Wales.
  • Over 500* men die every year from prostate cancer in Wales.

In Northern Ireland

  • Over 900* men are diagnosed every year in Northern Ireland.
  • More than 200* men die every year from prostate cancer in Northern Ireland.

Source.

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-help/type/prostate-cancer/