Dear Reader: Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. The majority of prostate cancers are found in men 65 and older, so at 67, you fall into that demographic. To understand how to reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer, let’s first take a look at the risk factors. Studies have shown that changes to the factors you have some control over can help reduce risk. Tobacco products of all kinds play a role in numerous diseases and conditions, including prostate cancer.