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    PROSTATE HEALTH

    REAL MEN TAKE CARE OF THEIR TOOLS

     

     

    Did you know prostate cancer is the most common male cancer in Canada?

    This September, as part of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, do you part to promote prostate health by talking about it with the men in your life and your doctor.

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    WHAT IS THE PROSTATE?

    Your prostate is about the size of a lug nut on a pick-up-truck.  This cluster of glands just below the bladder secretes fluid to transport sperm.

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    WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?

     

    Men

    1 IN 8 MEN will be diagnosed with prostate

    cancer in their lifetime.

     

     

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    95% of prostate cases can be treated successfully, if it's caught early. 

     

    Across Canada, doctors will likely diagnose nearly 24,000 NEW CASES of prostate cancer in 2016.

    The annual average is expected to double by 2030.

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    what can you do?

     

     50_Plus

    Check your equipment.

    Men 50+, the Canadian Cancer Society recommends regular screening for early detection.

    Less_Than_50

    Be proactive.

    Men <50, it's never too early to talk prostate health with your doctor, friends and family.  Help raise awareness!

    Ladies

    Get involved.

    Ladies, talk to the men in your life about prostate health and encourage them to talk to their doctors.