Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Screening May Detect Cancer Early, When Chances of Treatment Success are High

By John Colen, M.D., Urology, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Memorial Villages Aside from non-melanoma skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. But on a positive note, 96 percent of men diagnosed with prostate cancer are still alive five years later. In Texas in 2020, prostate cancer was number one among all new cancer cases in men and number two for cancer deaths, slightly behind lung cancer. Prostate cancer is […]

Prostate Cancer is One of the Most Common Cancers Among Men

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – Get Screened! As September marks Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Harris County Public Health (HCPH) wants to raise awareness about prevention to reduce the impact of this prevalent disease. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers among men, but the risk can be significantly reduced through early detection and informed lifestyle choices. Prostate cancer affects the prostate gland, a small organ located below the bladder in men. The prostate […]