5 Things to Know about Prostate Cancer

Jul 12, 2018
5 Things to Know about Prostate Health

1 in 9 men will develop prostate cancer in his lifetime. If any of these risk factors applies to you, a prostate cancer screening may be your best defense:
Age
The chances of developing prostate cancer continue to rise rapidly after the age of 50.
Weight and Diet
Obesity, as well as a diet high in saturated fats, increases your risk of prostate cancer.
Race
Compared to men of other races, black men have a higher rate of prostate cancer.
Family History
When there's a history of prostate or breast cancer in your family, your risk of prostate cancer is higher.

Ask your doctor if a prostate cancer screening makes sense for you. If you don't have a primary care doctor, let us help you find one now.

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