Prostate Cancer

African Americans and Prostate Cancer

Many African Americans and men of other ethnic groups suffer from the same condition; prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is a disease where abnormal cells form in the bladder or prostate. African Americ...

Oliver Sartor, MD, on Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer in African American Men

Oliver Sartor, MD, Professor of Medicine at Tulane School of Medicine and Medical Director of the Tulane Cancer Center, discusses his recent study, published in Urology, on the safety and efficacy of ...

African Americans and Prostate Cancer | Ask a Prostate Oncologist, Mark Scholz, MD

In the United States, prostate cancer occurs more frequently in African-American men and more often results in mortality when compared to the general population. While the reasons are not yet totally ...

Encouraging Black men to get screened for prostate cancer

The Prostate Cancer Foundation says 1 in 6 African-American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Webinar: Health Disparities in Prostate Cancer for Black Men (YouTube Version)

Urologist Dr. Kelvin Moses and prostate cancer survivor Robert Ginyard discuss the historic disparities and prostate cancer, and what can be done to eliminate these drastic differences, including the ...

African American Disparities In Prostate Cancer

Dr. Kosj Yamoah, MD, PhD of the Moffitt Cancer Center discusses African American disparities in prostate cancer, what work is being done to remove dismantle these disparities, and what must still be d...

What makes African American men more vulnerable to #prostate #cancer?

Genetic, epigenetic and social disparities – are all thought to make the African-American men more vulnerable towards prostate cancer. Ajay Singh, University of South Alabama talks about the som...

Prostate Cancer – African American High Risk – Penn State Cancer Institute 6A

Why are African American men at greater risk for prostate cancer? Dr. Jay Raman, Chief of Urology Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers found in men. It is second only to skin cancer. The ...

Here’s What Every African American Man Should Know About Prostate Cancer …

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. According to studies, one in six African American men will develop prostate cancer in his lifetime. Overall, African American men are 1.7 times m...

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