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My Great Uncle was diagnosed with prostate cancer

My great uncle was just diagnosed with this, will he die? This is 3/5 siblings that have either died or been diagnosed with cancer. What is this.
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replied June 25th, 2017
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Answer to it depends upon extent of involvement of cancer. Most of prostate cancers respond to chemotherapy and radiotherapy and treatment is symptomatic and palliative.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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replied December 4th, 2017
Prostate cancer seems to run in some families, which suggests that in some cases there may be an inherited or genetic factor. (Still, most prostate cancers occur in men without a family history of it.) Having a father or brother with prostate cancer more than doubles a man's risk of developing this disease. They had about a 30% risk of being diagnosed before age 75, compared with about 13% among men with no family history. Once your prostate cancer has been diagnosed and staged, you have a lot to think about before you and your doctor choose a plan for prostate cancer treatment options. It’s important that you think carefully about each of your choices.
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replied December 4th, 2017
Prostate cancer seems to run in some families, which suggests that in some cases there may be an inherited or genetic factor. (Still, most prostate cancers occur in men without a family history of it.) Having a father or brother with prostate cancer more than doubles a man's risk of developing this disease. They had about a 30% risk of being diagnosed before age 75, compared with about 13% among men with no family history. Once your prostate cancer has been diagnosed and staged, you have a lot to think about before you and your doctor choose a plan for prostate cancer treatment options in New York. It’s important that you think carefully about each of your choices.
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