Impact of Intensifying Prostate Cancer Screening in Black Men: Dr. Keith Crawford


Dr. Keith Crawford shared Dr. Yaw Nyame’s slides about escalating prostate cancer screening in Black men. The information relayed that prostate cancer is the leading cause of cancer in Black men. Disease onset among Black men also occurs at younger ages. Numerous reasons exist for inequities in prostate cancer outcomes including structural impacts like systemic racism, social factors such as economic stability and food sources, and health factors like comorbidities, cancer stage, and insurance. As such, increasing screening may help.

2 responses to “Impact of Intensifying Prostate Cancer Screening in Black Men: Dr. Keith Crawford”

  1. Gabriel Brothers

    If I follow you right at age 70.or above you should not get screened

  2. PHEN Television

    Thank you for following PHEN. Please refer to the guidelines table on https://phenpsa.com/psa-screening-guidelines/. We also recommend that everyone should discuss their options with a medical provider. Information provided by PHEN is for educational purposes only.

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