Black Men Are Diagnosed with Prostate
Cancer at Twice the Rate of White Men
Prostate Cancer is the 2nd leading
cause of cancer related deaths among
men in the U.S.
233,000 men will be diagnosed with
29,480 deaths from prostate cancer
African American Men:
Are diagnosed with prostate cancer at
a rate 60% higher than white males
Are two times more likely to die from
prostate cancer than white men.
Know Your Family History
Exercise 3x/week; eat a diet high in
ber, fruit, veggies, low in fried food,
red meat and processed foods; watch
the scale (as recommended by the
American Cancer Society).
Get annual prostate cancer screenings
starting at age 40 (35 if there’s a
family history of prostate cancer)
PSA testing should be done not on its
own but should include at minimum a
Digital Rectal Exam (DRE)
Don’t just get the test but know your
stats, know your PSA numbers for the
past three tests and discuss changes
in your prostate and urinary ow with
Prostate cancer diagnosis must be
separated from treatment. Men
diagnosed with prostate cancer should
discuss all available treatment options
with their doctor.
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helped me maintain
my active lifestyle.”
Donald Sherard, Prostate
Cancer Survivor, Chesapeake, Va.
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