These are 3 of the most common cancers affecting men and the screenings that can help detect them.
Early detection of cancer allows for more successful treatment. But men are often less likely than women to keep up with regular doctor visits, schedule routine health screenings or be honest about their symptoms, which can make it harder to detect cancer early.
Help the men in your life stay healthier by encouraging them to schedule regular preventative care appointments and get the screening tests they need.
“Prostate cancer is a very treatable and curable disease. We’re able to report these findings due to our current screening guidelines. It’s important to speak with your urologist or primary care doctor about PSA testing and what’s right for you. This is especially true if you have a family history of prostate cancer.”
Here are some of the most common cancers that affect men and the type of screenings that should be considered for each:
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Date Last Reviewed: May 6, 2019
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