Which of the following is TRUE regarding adenocarcinoma of the prostate?a. Is the fourth commonest cause of male cancer death in the UK
Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of male cancer death in the UK. The incidence of breast cancer exceeds that of prostate cancer in the UK (55,200 vs. 47,740, respectively). In total, about 75% of adenocarcinoma arise from the peripheral zone with the rest arising from the transition zone. Neither benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) nor prostate cancer has ever been reported in patients with 5α-reductase deficiency. Absence of the basal layer distinguishes malignant from benign prostate acini.