Posts tagged “Prostate Cancer”

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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Prostate Cancer and Genetic Mutations

by Jane Ashley

More men are diagnosed with prostate cancer than any other cancer (except skin cancer). One in every nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. About 60 percent of men are over 65 when diagnosed.

One In9 Men

Facts and statistics.

Almost 175,000 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2019. Although prostate cancer is sometimes characterized as a slow-growing, “something-else-will-kill-you” kind of cancer, prostate cancer will be responsible for over 31,500...

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September Cancer Awareness Events

by GregP_WN

September a busy month for cancer awareness, it is the month to bring awareness to:

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Cancers

From www.childrenscancer.org/gogold, September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a time to honor and remember children and families affected by these rare diseases, and help rally support to give kids with cancer better outcomes by supporting our groundbreaking research.

During the month of September:

25,000 families around the world will get the horrible news that their child or...

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The Triumphs of 120 Cancer Survivors - New Beginnings

by GregP_WN

Our Blog Post today is from WhatNexter Bill Aron. He is a prostate cancer survivor, photographer and author of New Beginnings - The Triumphs of 120 Cancer Survivors is an extremely inspirational book that takes a look at 120 people that have faced cancer. Read how Bill fought off prostate cancer and why he decided to put together this book of inspirational cancer fighters from all over the US. 

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Bill Aron

I was diagnosed with early onset prostate cancer in 1993. There was no Internet...

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Fighting Metastatic Prostate Cancer-Keep it Positive, and Smile!

by GregP_WN

Just by way of introduction, I’m Mike and I have metastatic Prostate cancer. My original diagnosis and surgery for prostate cancer was in 2005. It came back in August 2011. Metastatic prostate cancer is treated as a chronic disease, there’s no cure or remission for this diagnosis. Each treatment is designed to slow or “manage” the cancer.

Mike Photo

As I reflect on my journey, I feel that what has happened and what I have done are not nearly as interesting as the observations I’ve made along the way:

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