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Early detection of prostate cancer can save lives

Early detection of prostate cancer can save lives

Jul. 29 | It’s especially important that Black men over 40 discuss this with their doctor   African American men are 65 percent more likely than Caucasian men to be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetimes. Additionally, African American...

An enlarged prostate has some annoying symptoms

An enlarged prostate has some annoying symptoms

Jul. 17 | It can also cause serious health problems if not treated   African American men have had the highest prostate cancer rate of any group in the world. African American men have an almost 70 percent higher rate of prostate cancer than in Caucasians...

Defining health disparities

Defining health disparities

May. 12 | Dr. Crutchfield, what do people mean when they use the term “health disparity”?   Merriam-Webster defines disparity as “the state of being different.” The term “health disparities” refers to several conditions. It almost always refers...

Bow-tie coaches raise prostate cancer awareness

Bow-tie coaches raise prostate cancer awareness

Feb. 22 |         By Charles Hallman Staff Writer One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, but it’s one in five for Black men. Women college basketball coaches and its players annually raise awareness of...
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