Man Up: It’s Time For Your Annual Exam

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Man up, get over it (i.e. the gloved finger exam) and see your physician for your annual check-up, including your prostate. Then talk to your doctor about a prostate specific antigen (PSA) test. Despite the controversy over the effectiveness of the PSA test, prostate cancer survival rates have improved since the test was introduced, says a study published in The Journal of Urology. Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in men and the second-leading cancer killer in the U.S.

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