KEY PROSTATE CANCER FACTS + CONSIDERATIONS
Age – Most prostate cancer cases
occur in men age 60 and older.
are diagnosed in their 40’s and
Race/Ethnicity – Black men
ethnic group in the US, over twice
to the American Cancer Society.
Family History – Men with a
cancer are 2.5 times more likely to
develop the disease.
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SCREENING FOR CANCER
Prostate cancer screening is via
There is a strong correlation
and/or high percentage changes
Yet, there are other conditions
raise PSA levels.
High or rapidly changing PSA
levels can lead to additional tests.
Early Detection – Early diagnosis
Active Surveillance – Increasingly
measure the disease’s progress.
Get Another Opinion – As testing
improve, its treatments evolve.
Seeking a second or third opinion
is a great approach.
IS A MAJOR CAUSE
OF DEATH OF MEN
Protect the At-Risk Men
in Your Life.
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