September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. The Prostate Cancer Free Foundation encourages all men to know the facts about this disease before visiting your doctor for an annual health screening. A simple PSA blood test can save your life.
Did You Know…
• The National Cancer Institute predicts around 164,690 American men will be diagnosed during the coming year - more than 3,000 per week.
• More than 29,000 American men will die from prostate cancer this year. These are our fathers, sons, brothers, husbands, friends, colleagues and neighbors.
• One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime.
The Blue Ribbon is the symbol of prostate cancer awareness and the desire to find a cure.
It's important to talk to your family and friends about the risk of prostate cancer, and the importance of screening. As September is Prostate Cancer awareness month, it's a great time to bring up the subject.
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