Causes and risk factors

We don't know exactly what causes prostate cancer. But there are things that can increase your risk. Find out what these might be and the possible changes you could make to reduce your risk.

  • Potential causes of cancer

    Find out about what can increase your risk of getting prostate cancer, what to look out for and the changes you could make to reduce your risk.

  • Genetic testing and counselling

    You might be offered the chance to test for some genetic conditions. It's important to understand what might happen and the effect any possible results might have.