DID YOU KNOW THAT……..
Prostate Cancer is the most diagnosed cancer in the USA today, second only to skin cancer
In the average American family, the male has a greater risk of developing prostate cancer than the women has of developing breast cancer.
This year more men will be diagnoses with prostate cancer than the combined total of woman diagnosed with breast, cervical and ovarian cancers.
This year 218,890 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.
This year 27,500 men will die from prostate cancer.
Every 19 minutes, 24/7, a man dies from prostate cancer.
One out of every six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their life time.
One out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their life time.
from The American Cancer Society, “Cancer Facts & Figures 2007”
Joel T. Nowak MA, MSW