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Guest: Curtis Pettaway, M.D. Professor of Urology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Topic of Conversation:  Men Let's Talk so you have the facts about prostate cancer!  

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month- Did you know:

  • About 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime.
  • Your chances of getting prostate cancer are 1 in 3 if you have a close relative with the disease. The risk jumps to 83 percent if two close relatives – father or brothers – have been diagnosed with the disease.
  • African-Americans have the highest rate of prostate cancer in the world.
  • Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of male cancer-related death in the U.S.
  • Prostate cancer occurs primarily in older men. Nearly two-thirds of men diagnosed with prostate cancer are 65 or older.
  • There are no consistent or noticeable symptoms of prostate cancer while it is still in the early stages.
  • For more information and free resources visit the Prostate Cancer Foundation at www.pcf.org

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