Friday, June 17, 2011
National Mens Health Week
June marks national Men's Health Month, more specifically June 13-19 is National Men's Health Week. It is important for men to be aware of health issues that can impact their lives.
Prostate cancer- did you know...
- According to a research study, that the risk of developing prostate cancer increases among Asian American men when they immigrate to the U.S
- According to NIH, prostate cancer is the third most common cause of death from cancer in men of all ages
- According to NIH, prostate cancer is the leading cause of death from cancer in men over age 75
- When prostate cancer is detected early, there are more treatment options and a greater chance for survival
It is important for men to take proactive steps to prevent prostate cancer. Starting at age 50 talk to your doctor about prostate cancer screenings. To learn more about prostate cancer, visit NIH's website by clicking here.