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New Brunswick prostate cancer survivor says more education is needed

New Brunswick prostate cancer survivor says more education is needed

Posted by ACH2015 on Jun 10, 2019 3:33 pm

From Global News June 08, 2019
 

A New Brunswick man is hoping his story of surviving prostate cancer helps spread awareness and encourages men to get screened for the disease.

“The big thing is to educate people on prostate cancer; a lot of people don’t know what prostate cancer is,” says Charlie Taylor.

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:Knowledge is power and can provide men with information needed to prevent or reduce the risk of prostate cancer.

 

“Men do not like to talk about any health issues, especially below the belt.”

One in seven men receive a prostate cancer diagnosis, according to Prostate Cancer Canada.

Anything we can do collectively to reduce the risk and decrease these statistics is good preventative medicine.

Keep well

ACH2015 - Andy.