There have been some genetic studies where it has been discovered that there is a specific gene on chromosome 1 that increases the possibility of developing this cancer.
Environmental factors are also promoters of prostate cancer. For example among these factors are foods rich diets of animal fats, exposure to smoke from cars, fertilizers, paint, etc.
There are agents that are considered infectious because they are transmitted through sexual relations, which can cause prostate cancer in men. That is to say when they have relations with sick women and begin their sexual activity at an early age.