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Is active surveillance a “PSA prison” for Black men?

Should Black men ever be candidates for active surveillance? “If Black men have more aggressive cancer, then why would you treat them less aggressively? If they’re not like white men, why would you treat them like whites?” asks Willie Underwood (above), a urologist in Buffalo, New York, who opted for a radical prostatectomy to treat …

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Biden administration must increase access to quality prostate cancer health care for Black men

The COVID-19 pandemic has left millions of Americans unemployed and without health insurance. The negative socio-economic and health repercussions of the pandemic are disproportionately affecting Black Americans, which will compound the current impact of prostate cancer on Black men, says Thomas Farrington (above), president and founder of the Prostate Health Education Network and a prostate …

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Kelvin Moses

“I encourage men to be vigilant about getting screened for prostate cancer earlier, particularly if they have a family history. So many men who come into my clinic and tell me their dad died of bone cancer; it is more likely prostate cancer that spread and they just didn’t know it,” says Dr. Kelvin A. …

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