Salmon sushi was originally introduced to Japan by Norway.

Other interesting facts about Japan. In 2012, there were 185,331 prostate cancer treatment procedures performed. Our research shows they are on the rise as Japanese boomers reach the age where prostate conditions become a concern.

What’s the good news? New technology is enabling earlier diagnosis which is increasing procedure numbers as patients get treated sooner. Over the next few years, the total number of these procedures will increase at a rate of nearly 10%.

More options. Prostate cancer treatments include open and laparoscopic prostatectomy, robotic prostatectomy, watchful waiting, brachytherapy, low-dose radiation (LDR) and external beam radiation therapy. Prostate cancer procedures represented almost half of all urological procedures performed last year.

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