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The Benefits of No-Shave November

Posted 10/20/2016 by UHBlog

The Benefits of No-Shave November

The purpose of the No-Shave November movement is to raise awareness and help fund prostate cancer research.

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Prostate Exams: What You Need to Know

Posted 8/10/2016 by UHBlog

Prostate Exams: What You Need to Know

Catching and treating prostate cancer.

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The Great Prostate Debate: Pros and Cons of Testing

Posted 9/16/2015 by UHBlog

If you’re an African American man, you’re at greater risk of being diagnosed with and dying from prostate cancer. Early detection for you – and all men – is key to beating this disease. Following skin cancer, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men, with nearly a quarter million new cases diagnosed every year. Fortunately, with early detection, prostate cancer is very treatable. According to urologist Lee Ponsky, MD, prostate cancer usually has ...

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Prostate Cancer Screening: Pros and Cons

Posted 10/22/2014 by UHBlog

Find out if screening is the right choice for you More than 2.5 million men in the U.S. are living with prostate cancer. In 2014 alone, 233,000 American men are expected to receive a diagnosis of the disease and almost 30,000 will die of it. Public health officials continue to debate the value of prostate cancer screening – a test that measures the blood level of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), a protein that is produced by the prostate gland. The higher a man’s PSA level, the more...

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