For National Prostate Health Awareness Month, Black Men’s Health recently chatted with Dr. Kelvin Moses, Director of the Comprehensive Prostate Cancer clinic at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.Continue reading
They call it the Mediterranean diet and it might be the closest thing to an antidote for the ills that tend to besiege Black men.Continue reading
Financial literacy and the right education are critical for black families to thrive in the 21st century. Statistically, African American families face significant hurdles due to generations of structural racism and systemic oppression. There remains a yawning wealth gap between black and white families.Continue reading
While white men represent an overwhelming majority of breast cancer cases in the U.S., Black men still have higher rates of breast cancer in comparison, according to a comprehensive study conducted between 2010 and 2016.Continue reading
One reason black men don’t get screened for prostate cancer is the side effects that come with treatment. Chief among those is erectile dysfunction. Fact is, many men would opt for keeping their erectile function over getting life-saving prostate cancer treatment.Continue reading
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The facts are indisputable: Black men are likelier to contract prostate cancer and die from it more than any other group of American men.Continue reading
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If you are a black man in your 40s and/or have had other family members who contracted prostate cancer, you are considered in the higher risk category for the disease and a screening is necessary.Continue reading
For a disease that few men die from, black men are dying the most from low-grade prostate cancer.
Not only are they 50 percent more likely to get prostate cancer during their lifetimes, but when found, that cancer is likely to be more advanced. Black men also get screened the least for prostate cancer, and are less likely to get treated for it.