Chances are you have been told that prostate cancer is not a serious threat. Its the JV Team of Cancers and it is curable. That said every year 30,000 men die from metastasized prostate cancer in the United States while another 250,00O men are diagnosed. Forecasters are projecting that both the number of cases and deaths from this disease will double in the next few years. While the prospect of… Read More »
Of the more than 242,000 American men who will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and the 28,000 who will die as a result of it this year, a disproportionate number of African-American men will be represented in each group.
The disparity is eye opening: African-American men are nearly 1.6 times more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than Caucasian men and 2.4 times more likely to die from the… Read More »
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