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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian men (excluding non-melanoma skin cancers). It is the third leading cause of death from cancer in Canadian men.
It is estimated that in 2021:
It is estimated that about 1 in 8 Canadian men will develop prostate cancer during their lifetime and 1 in 29 will die from it.
In Canada, the 5-year net survival for prostate cancer is 91%. This means that about 91% of men diagnosed with prostate cancer will survive for at least 5 years after their diagnosis.The source of these statistics is the Canadian Cancer Society.