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What are the known risk factors for prostate cancer? No one knows the exact causes of prostate cancer. Doctors can seldom explain why one man develops the disease and another does not. However, it is clear that prostate cancer is not contagious. No one can "catch" this disease from another person. Research has shown that men with certain risk factors are more likely than others to develop prostate cancer. These risk factors are:
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