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Prostate Cancer & Preventative Screenings For Men Under 50

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Every year, 3 million men are affected by prostate cancer worldwide. The risk of prostate cancer increases as men age. For this reason, it is very important for men over 50 to have regular prostate cancer screenings.

But what about men under 50? Are regular screenings still important? 

YES! During your annual exam, earlier prostate screenings may be recommended if there is a family history of prostate cancer. Checking your prostate on a regular basis is necessary because prostate cancer symptoms are often silent, and can only be detected with a prostate cancer screening.

We recommend that men start their annual wellness exam at the age of 20. Your annual exam will consist of a physical examination and laboratory testing. We will test for future male-specific conditions, including sexual dysfunction, testosterone decline, fertility problems, genital cancers, and sexually transmitted diseases. We will also monitor blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol.

For more information about Prostate Cancer Screening, visit our Prostate Issues page, or give us a call.

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