Prostate cancer hits black men especially hard. One out of every 5 black men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and 5 out of 100 will die of the disease.
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Screening people between the ages of 50 and 75 for colorectal cancer is so effective at preventing deaths that the USPSTF gives it an "A" rating, higher than breast or prostate cancer screening.
In the post-feminist United States, issues like rape, domestic violence, and unwanted pregnancy seem to be too edgy for much public discussion, but breast cancer is all apple pie.
Now we may have to say to patients, stop checking your breasts or you may begin to suffer from the current epidemic syndrome: "Breast Cancer Worry."
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