Sep 1, 2017

What is Prostate Cancer

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The prostate is a walnut-sized gland in men that is part of the reproductive system.

The prostate sits low in the pelvis, below the bladder, in front of the rectum and surrounds the urethra. The prostate makes seminal fluid, the liquid in sperm that protects, supports and helps transport sperm.

Prostate Cancer is the most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men.

  • Nearly 26,730 men will die needlessly of prostate cancer.
  • 1 in 7 American men will get prostate cancer in their lifetime.
  • 1 in 36 men will die of this disease.
  • Prostate cancer is nearly 100% survivable if caught early.

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September is Healthy Aging Month – Reinvent Yourself!

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Think it’s too late to “re-invent” yourself? Think again. According to Carolyn Worthington, editor-in-chief of Healthy Aging Magazine and executive director of Healthy Aging®, it’s never too late to find a new career, a new sport, passion or hobby. Worthington is the creator of September is Healthy Aging Month, an annual health observance designed to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older. Now in its second decade, Worthington says September is Healthy Aging Month provides inspiration and practical ideas for adults, ages 45-plus, to improve their physical, mental, social and financial well-being. read more →