September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – an opportunity to increase awareness and educate Canadians about one of the most common cancers in men. Within Canada, prostate cancer is the most diagnosed non-skin cancer in men and the third leading cause of cancer-related death in this group. So, what can be done to prevent it and what does the research say about screening options?
McMaster University Health Sciences/Optimal Aging Portal offers a number of featured resources for more information about prostate cancer.
- Blog Post: Screening for prostate cancer: What you should know about the PSA test
- Blog Post: ‘Plumbing’ problems? Ultrasound an easier way to detect bladder obstructions
- Blog Post: Improved treatments provide relief for men with lower urinary tract symptoms
- Blog Post: A healthy diet can reduce your risk of cancer
- Web Resource Rating: Prostate cancer: Screening
- Web Resource Rating: Prostate cancer: Should I choose active surveillance?
- Patient Decision Aid: Prostate Cancer Screening: Should I Have a PSA Test?
- Patient Decision Aid: Prostate cancer: Should I choose active surveillance?