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PHEN Releases “Your Prostate Health Minute” PSA Campaign for Black History Month

PHEN president and founder, Thomas A. Farrington records PSAs for Black History Month.

African American men with prostate cancer have significantly lower PSA density than Caucasian men African American men with prostate cancer have significantly lower PSA density than Caucasian men
"Active surveillance criteria that were predictive in Caucasian men were not accurate in African  American men..active  surveillance criteria do not include race as a variable."
Exercise and Other Healthy Lifestyle Habits May Protect Against Lethal Prostate Cancer

Vigorous exercise and other healthy lifestyle habit may reduce their chances of developing a lethal type of prostate cancer by up to 68%

Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Quality Questioned

Only 4.5% of Medicare patients on active surveillance or watchful waiting for prostate cancer are monitored as closely as they should be.

Are black men with prostate cancer getting inferior care?

A Harvard study finds many black men with prostate cancer face higher costs and delays in treatment.

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