Researchers: Prostate cancer screening should start earlier for black men

A new study by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center finds that incidence of prostate cancer is 60 percent higher among black men in the United States than among white men, and that prostate cancers in black men also tend to progress faster than in white men.

The findings were published online April 24 in the journal Cancer. Continue reading “Researchers: Prostate cancer screening should start earlier for black men”

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Prostate cancer screening now recommended

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force just made an important change to their guidelines.

If you’re 55 or older, have you had a discussion about a PSA test with your doctor? Because the U.S. Preventive Services Task Forces says you should. Here’s why… Continue reading “Prostate cancer screening now recommended”

Don’t be the 1 in 7…

1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Here’s what you can to avoid being a statistic.

Count six of your friends. Or six other guys you know. Could be family, could be people you work with…you get the idea.

1 in 7 of those men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.

So what’s a guy to do? Continue reading “Don’t be the 1 in 7…”