Lifelines™ Prostate Cancer

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This page contains articles and videos on prostate cancer. We encourage downloading and reprinting the articles and reposting the videos. 

African American Men and Prostate Cancer: Be Your Own Advocate and Understand Screening

This article addresses prostate cancer screening and the research around its potential benefits and harms.

African Americans (PDF - 97KB)

Information for Men on Prostate Cancer

This article describes factors that may influence the risk of developing prostate cancer and about research aimed at the prevention and treatment of this disease.

African Americans (PDF - 65KB)

Hispanics/Latinos (PDF - 72KB)

Videos in the Prostate Cancer Playlist (Below) Include:

Perspective on Prostate Cancer Disparities in African American Men

Willie Underwood, M.D., of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. N.Y. and a grantee of the National Cancer Institute, talks about prostate cancer disparities and African American men.

An African American Man's Perspective: Prostate Cancer Survival

Dealing with a cancer diagnosis can be lonely. Two African American men talk about their experiences coping with and surviving prostate cancer. Their message to other African American men who may find themselves facing prostate cancer is to "man up" and learn as much as they can about the disease and discuss options with their doctor.