Posts tagged “Men's Health Week”

Prostate Cancer Facts and Statistics

by Jane Ashley

Almost 175,000 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate annually, making
prostate cancer the most common cancer in men (except for skin cancer). About 60 percent of
men diagnosed with prostate cancer are over the age of 60. Average age for diagnosis is 66.

One Out Of Every Nine Men Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is about 60 percent higher in African-American men than white men.
About 90 percent of prostate cancer is diagnosed when it is localized or has spread to nearby
organs (regional disease). Five-year survival...

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National Men's Health Week June 10th - 16th

by Jane Ashley

Did you know that June 10th through June 16th (Father’s Day) is National Men’s Health Week?

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What is National Men’s Health Week?

National Men’s Health Week is the week that leads up to Father’s Day each year — to focus on health issues that disproportionately affect men. Of course, there are the obvious health issues that men face … just because they are men. These issues include cancer of the prostate, testicles and penis. But other health issues affect more men than women. National Men’s...

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