Did you know that a man is 33% more
likely to get prostate cancer
than a woman is to get breast cancer? It's
A husband, father, son, brother, grandfather,
every 18 minutes of every day from Prostate
Are you a male 40-75
or over 35 and African American
or your father or brother had Prostate Cancer?
tested! PSA and
Someone you know may be affected.
One in every seven men will get prostate
35% will be under the age of 65.
There will be over 248,530 men with a new case of
cancer this year. Over 34,130 will die because
they didn't get an examination or didn't act soon
Don't let it be said, "He was too afraid or
embarrassed to get tested."
We cannot rest until we win the battle against
the Risk Factor Test
Four Important Things to
Remember before Getting
1. Be sure that you're rested.
2. No sexual activity for 72 hours before the
3. Got a cold? Put it on hold.
4. Either have your PSA test before the DRE or
delay taking a
PSA test for 48 hours AFTER you
have had your DRE test.
* If you get a
reading between zero and 1, get tested again in
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If the reading is between 1 and 2, get tested again
in two years.
If the reading is between 2-4, get tested every
If the reading is over 4, consider additional tests
like PSA free,
AMAS, ultrasound, x-rays, and more blood t
ests, then, maybe a biopsy. And, take this health
opportunity to learn every thing you can about
prostate cancer! Call the PCA Coalition
hotline with questions about prostate cancer:
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