Prostate cases treble in 20 years: But as more are diagnosed with cancer, fewer men die

Prostate cases treble in 20 years: But as more are diagnosed with cancer, fewer men die Just 14,000 diagnosed two decades ago before a new screening programme started But scientists say better test needed to help detect prostate cancers that actually need treatingMen should get counselling about the uncertainties positive screening can raise, expert says | UPDATED: 23:58 GMT, 3 May 2012 More than 40,000 men are being diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK every year, figures show.