Prostate cancer, a disease that mostly affects elderly males, is luckily one of the slowest growing cancers to date. Nevertheless, as many as 209,000 U.S. men are diagnosed with the disease per year.
Prostate cancer often has no symptoms in the early stage, and the most vulnerable men are normally 65 years and older.
Speaking about the disease, Oncologist Charles Smith said, “A disease that we are very optimistic about when the diagnosis is made. We can't always unfortunately say that about a lot of cancers, but with this disease we do feel optimistic about treatment.”