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From Pink October to '"Moustache Movember'

With October closing its doors and opening them to November, it is a time to focus more on men. Movember?is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches to raise awareness of men's health issues, such as?prostate can?cer,?testicular cancer and men's?suicide. Movember aims to increase early cancer detection, diagnosis and effective treatments, and ultimately reduce the number of preventable deaths. This article will focus on prostate cancer.
The prostate is a gland that forms part of a man's sexual organs and which is found below the urinary bladder. It is located around the urether, which connects the bladder and the penis. When the prostate grows in size, it affects the urinary function and can even affect sexual activity.
In a large number of cases the prostate cancer grows very slowly and does not cause harm to men. In some cases, treatment of prostate cancer causes more harm than the cancer itself.
Although this is the most common cancer in men in Malta, it usually is the cause of only seven per cent of deaths in men. In 2016, 49 men out of 216 prostate cancer cases passed away. Prostate cancer is more common in men aged over 60. There are some types of prostate...

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