Although not directly related to prostate cancer the American presidential debate does have some relation with health care and research funding. The political polls suggest Americans are concerned primarily with a few key issues in the 2008 presidential election. USA TODAY researched candidate positions on those top issues — Iraq, immigration and health care — as well as a few others that may influence the election.

They then came up with 11 multiple-choice questions that would help differentiate the candidates and their stances. By your answering these 11 questions you can see how closely your personal opinions match up with the many presidential candidates. To play the game go to USA TODAY-THE PRESIDENTIAL GAME.

Joel T. Nowak MA, MSW