Men’s Health - a focus on prostate cancer testing, awareness and screening

Hashtag: #ProstateQA

Online Q&A in recognition of National Prostate Health Month
September 22, 2014.  10:00am - 11:00am, EDT

In recognition of National Prostate Health Month (September 2014), Patients and Research, the Men’s Health Network, Prostate Cancer Canada and Ward Health are proud to host an hour-long conversation focused on prostate cancer testing, awareness and screening.   Joining the discussion will be David Taylor, Professor Emeritus UCL London, Prostate Cancer Canada and the Men’s Health Network.

Aside from non-melanoma skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. It is also one of the leading causes of cancer death among men of all races.  In 2014, over 230,000 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and about 30,000 will die from this disease.

Follow the discussion on September 22nd on twitter using #ProstateQA or on this page.  Topics that will be addressed during the hour-long conversation include:

  • The importance of increasing public awareness on prostate health
  • Health implications of prostate screenings
  • Risk factors and symptoms of prostate related diseases
  • The need for further research on prostate health issues

Thanks again to Professor David Taylor, Prostate Cancer Canada and the Mens’ Health Network for joining our #ProstateQA.