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Experts Discuss PCF Screening Guidelines for Black Men in the U.S.

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Black men in the United States are more likely to be diagnosed with and to die from prostate cancer than men of other backgrounds. To address this disparity, PCF convened a panel of renowned experts to survey the complete body of research to develop evidence-based screening recommendations. We spoke with lead author Dr. Isla Garraway (UCLA and VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System) and Dr. Curtis Pettaway (MD Anderson Cancer Center) about this groundbreaking work that will elevate the conversation around prostate cancer screening. Watch the video to learn more about:

  • Disparities in prostate cancer among Black men
  • What prostate cancer screening entails (hint: it’s a simple PSA blood test)
  • What age to start screening
  • Why knowledge is power