ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many men are diagnosed with this type of cancer each year and some general survival information. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, except for skin cancer. This year, an estimated 220,800 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Most prostate cancers (93%) are found when the disease is confined to the prostate and nearby organs.