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10 THINGS AFRICAN-AMERICANS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PROSTATE CANCER

 

1. One in seven African-American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.

2. African-American men are 2.2 times as likely as white men to die of prostate cancer.

3. It is estimated that 29,750 African-American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2021.

4. African-American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer more than U.S. men of any other race. They are 1.8 times more likely than white men to be diagnosed with

prostate cancer during their lifetime.

5. Nearly 5,350 African-American men will die of prostate cancer in 2021.

6. Prostate canc...



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