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Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

Getting diagnosed with prostate cancer can be a life-changing event that involves many important decisions along the way. We asked the community about diagnosis and treatment in our 2020 In America Survey, and more than 1,100 people responded. Test your knowledge of the findings, and see what the community shared about diagnosis and treatment.


When prostate cancer is detected and at what age can vary. Here is what respondents said about getting diagnosed.

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What percentage of respondents reported their prostate cancer was detected at an appointment for another medical reason (symptoms were not experienced)?

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50% of respondents reported they were diagnosed with prostate cancer during this age range:

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40% of respondents reported they were diagnosed with prostate cancer:


Treatment options that are offered can depend on a number of factors, such as the stage of the cancer or the person’s age. Here is what respondents said about treatment.

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What was the leading treatment option discussed at diagnosis according to respondents?

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Of the respondents who had multiple treatments, which was the first treatment they most frequently underwent?

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How many respondents feel their prostate cancer is controlled on their current treatment plan?

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