Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men according to the American Cancer Society.

The prostate is a gland found only in men that produces seminal fluid essential for sperm motility. This gland is the size of a walnut.

Prostate cancer screening usually begins around age 50 but may begin earlier if a person has certain unique risk factors such family history of prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is more prevalent in African American men. Screening involves a digital rectal exam and a blood test called a PSA.

Prostate cancer can be successfully treated when found early.



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