1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, but did you know that prostate cancer is highly treatable if detected early?
Whether you are trying to protect your own health or take care of the men in your life, early detection and screening is the key. Here are five things you can do to honor yourself and those at risk.
- Know Your Risks!
Prostate cancer is the 2nd most common cancer among men, and over 34,000 men will die from prostate cancer in the whole World in 2022. Yet it’s also one of the most treatable, and, in some cases, does not even require immediate treatment.
Early detection can be a game-changer. Risk factors for prostate cancer include family history, genetic factors, and race. Lifestyle and dietary habits can play a role as well could save your life, or the life of someone you love.
- Sport Your Support
It’s fashion meets action! Show your support of prostate cancer awareness and research by sporting the blue band available at Westlands Medical Centre.
3. An Gram of Prevention is Worth a Kilo of Cure
At Westlands Medical Centre, we want to keep you and your whole family safe. Did you know that over 30% of cancer is preventable with certain lifestyle changes?
- Don’t DIY Your Prostate Exam!
Are you the kind of guy who likes to DIY? Most of us are too… but will we draw the line at a DIY prostate cancer exam? Yes. It is crucial to have your prostate exam in a certified medical institution. Visit Westlands Medical Centre for your prostate exam.
- Spread the Word
Want to support prostate cancer awareness in your community or at your office?
Make a plan to visit Westlands Medical Centre for our educational tools which you can share with your loved ones.