§ Mr. Barry Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what steps he proposes to reduce the incidence of prostate cancer; how many prostate cancer deaths there were last year; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Win Griffiths
In relation to the steps we are taking to reduce the incidence of prostate cancer, I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Ynys Mon (Mr. Jones) on 11 February 1998,Official Report, column 255. In 1997, there were 532 deaths in Wales from prostate cancer registered with the Office for National Statistics.