Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller is among hundreds of thousands of men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year.
The American Cancer Society projects 174,650 men will be diagnosed in 2019 alone.
The prognosis varies by patient, but here’s a primer on prostate cancer.
How common is prostate cancer?
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men aside from skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. About one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Who is at risk of developing prostate cancer?
Prostate cancer is most common among older and African-American men. The average...