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ACCE to “close the care gap” via clinical trials, cancer screenings and patient navigation services. Plus: A congressional resolution.
They’re in DC to advocate for cancer research funding and to expand access to prostate screenings and multi-cancer early detection.
American Cancer Society stresses the need for early detection, screening and prevention strategies, especially for at-risk communities.
Screening should be done based on which organs a person has, not their gender identity.
After 15 years, survival rates were similar for patients who were treated promptly and those who received active monitoring.
The levels of prostate-specific antigen in the blood can indicate further testing is needed to screen for cancer.
Study confirms that Black men are at higher risk for prostate cancer disease progression and death.
The early cancer is detected, the easier it is to treat.
Young Black men who received PSA testing more often were 40% less likely to be diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer.
The NBC anchor revealed his early-stage yet aggressive cancer diagnosis on air to encourage men, especially Black men, to get screened.
The benefit of reduced mortality must be balanced against the harms of overdiagnosis.
Transforming doctors’ offices into man caves could help make men feel more at home and take control of their health.
Screening rates for breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer are still below public health targets.
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