Imagine having an organ inside your body, roughly the size of a walnut. That is the prostate gland. Every man has one.
Sitting below the bladder, it seems small; what could possibly happen to something so small, to have such a huge impact on a person’s health? The answer: prostate cancer.
March is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
Each year, it is estimated that 47k men in the UK are diagnosed with this disease and 11k lose their lives to it every year. Despite the growing understanding of it, it remains unclear what the triggers could be.