September Is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September Is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

As the month of September brings prostate cancer into focus, it’s a great time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment options, and resources that offer updated prostate cancer information throughout the year.

Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men and is a leading cause of cancer death in men. According to American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 186,320 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 28,660 deaths in the United States during 2008.[1] Staying informed with the latest news on prevention and screening is an important step in reducing your risk of developing prostate cancer. And, should a diagnosis occur, access to current, in-depth treatment information can help you find the best care.

Learning More About Prostate Cancer

  • Find great tips on recognizing early symptoms of prostate cancer and insight into management of the disease at Prostate Cancer Tips.
  • To find expanded information on the prevention, screening, and treatment of prostate cancer, stay updated with the lasted news on the disease, and join a prostate cancer community, visit the Prostate Cancer Information Center.
  • Sign up to receive Cancer Consultants’ free online prostate cancer newsletter, which provides disease-specific features, current news, tips, and nutrition and wellness information. Subscribe at /about-cancerconsultants/subscription/.
  • Visit the Cancer Store on Cancerconsultants.com for book titles whose topics range from personal cancer memoirs to expert nutritional guides about fueling your body to prevent and fight cancer.

Reference:


[1] American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts and Figures 2008. Available at http://www.cancer.org/docroot/STT/stt_0.asp (Accessed August 2008).

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