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The ignored health care crisis called prostatitis:

"Up to 50% of men will experience symptoms of prostatitis during their lifetimes."
Urologist Thomas Stamey, MD
"Prostatitis may be the most common disease of middle aged men."
Urologist R. Sharifi, MD
"Prostatitis is the most common urologic disease of men."
Criste , et. al.
"30% of normal asymptomatic males of military age have purulent prostatic secretions."
The Principles Of Surgery
"Over 50% of men biopsied for prostate cancer will have the prostatitis lesion whether they have cancer or not."
Gottesman et. al.. in abstract, and also Pathologist John McNeal, MD.
"In one study using only limited cultures 21% of men with benign prostatic hypertrophy had infected prostate tissue removed at surgery."
Gorelick et. al.
"About 53,000 radical prostatectomies and 285,000 transurethral resections of the prostate are done yearly in the U.S. "
National Center For Health Care Statistics (no one is studying this tissue to find the cause of the prostatitis lesion).
"An astonishing 80% of men will eventually get a prostate disorder [cancer, benign prostatic hypertrophy, or prostatitis]. "
Urologist Sidney Snow.

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