Would it surprise you to learn that cancer experts say identifying men at high risk for prostate cancer would benefit the most from screening and treatment? Those same experts also agree that improved diagnostic techniques along with a personalized risk assessment are great ways to improve the patient’s decision-making process.
Often viewed as a personal, private disease, prostate cancer is often discussed quietly or avoided altogether. And if you’re a man of a certain age, you’ve heard the jokes and stories surrounding prostate exams. With that being said, it’s important that healthcare organizations educate consumers about risks, symptoms, and treatments for prostate cancer. According to […]Cancer Risk, prostate cancer, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Prostate Cancer Risk Assessment
In American men, prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer deaths. The American Cancer Society estimates that about 233,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2014, and almost 30,000 American men will die from the disease. About 1 man in 7 will be diagnosed […]Health Risk Assessment, hospital marketing, Men's health, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Prostate Cancer Risk