This once-a-year appointment is part of your healthcare for life, from birth through adulthood. And while a physical for a five year old will look rather different from one for a 75 year old, both appointments have the same goals – healthcare maintenance and prevention.
Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered
According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and one in 41 will die of the disease. Because there are often no symptoms associated with early-stage prostate cancer, screening is crucial for early detection, better treatment options and more favorable outcomes for men.
In an effort to spread awareness about testicular cancer and the importance of testing for young men, radiation oncologist Peter F. Orio, III, DO, MS answers five common questions about prevention, screening and treatment.