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Will prostate massage prevent prostate cancer?

My brother had his prostate removed after cancer was found.  He has been cancer free for three years.  He suggested doing anything I could to avoid having to go through what he did and one suggestion was maybe frequent prostate massage.  Any suggestions or comments?
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Yep, I've read this. Didn't quite believe it when someone mentioned this to me but it's true.  I guess it helps keep your prostate from getting large which makes it more prone to cancer.  So, are you having these massages for prevention?
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Prostate massage is a way to empty fluids from your prostate ducts. This therapy might offer some health benefits, or your doctor might use it to diagnose a problem. But it’s not something doctors usually recommend or use for testing or treatment. For more info: https://www.webmd.com/men/prostate-massage
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