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High -- -- silent killer deadly cancer -- no symptoms.
The prostate cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer.
In America and it's nearly 240000.
American men will be diagnosed with it this year alone September is national prostate cancer awareness month.
In here to tell us how to reduce the risks.
Four is violence and former top boxes medical eighteen doctor Davidson might back -- -- this is your area of expertise right I mean can give an idea.
You are the the chairman of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital as we you do.
Absolutely Brian and you know this month we want to make sure that men are aware of this disease.
As you mentioned it's a silent killer because Manhattan can have prostate cancer and have absolutely no symptoms.
And -- this is a good time to go and get checked get to -- test the PSA prostate specific antigen is a simple blood test.
And go to urologist and get checked because a lot of times they may find some modules are abnormality.
On the promising cancer.
It's a preventable test and then men need to get out there get tested for men it's in it's long and it's prosecute those at three big once it had meant absolutely and I think you know where one of the things that we sitting -- last week is that women are extremely proactive.
They go for their screening.
They get their pap smears and mammograms and men as I mentioned before they don't really like to go to doctors it's not a good thing because you know could be if you know the PSA.
You can prevent it and you can save lives so -- -- you're offering free screenings.
So every year in during the month of September we've had people -- view the Fox News give viewers and others.
That would if they're -- diagnosed with prostate cancer you can send your information you can go to -- -- oncology dot com -- my FaceBook etc.
get in touch with us.
It would sending information and free of charge for the month of September.
We've been able to really help them they give the consultation about it save many lives out their eyes to where we go we gotta talk to friends that come into related to you or go to it or -- -- oncology dot com but -- one of the things we've said many times before his.
Nowadays -- gold is advances in robotics surgery etc.
people don't have to lose -- quality of life.
They can be cure the prosecutors -- I prefer surgery not because I'm a surgeon.
But you could always do radiation after surgery but it's very difficult to do surgery after radiation and we need to educate a lot of people.
But more importantly for the month of September get -- I get UPS's isn't clear up what you said.
Last week as we went over a study that talked about medical causes men and women.
You wanna just -- maybe we could highlight that -- One of the things that I said is that women are excellent and this was a compliment to them is that they're very proactive and they go get -- in my practice is that women have been meant to our practice because they just Mandel will get checked.
So just -- the mammogram when -- task force came and said.
Women we don't want to get mammograms they went out there they fought for it and they went ahead and mammograms.
With men when they said no -- -- -- -- said OK I'm sounds good to us -- good to me I'm gonna go watch my sports so.
-- -- it's important to remind men out there that this is a preventable disease you would just mentioned 30000 men die every year from this.
-- so -- not necessary.
Get tested it go get screen and if there's any issues were always available to get a second and third the perhaps a little -- absolutely 70% of health care decisions are made by women.
And that's a compliment to them very involved and they do these decisions they follow through they -- -- the search and they want the best for their health.
We want the same -- -- and that's the purpose of last week's.
Segment every surgeries that.
To them seeing pictures tomorrow enough fiber were helping a lot of people what they work schedule you have doctor David somebody with the medical eighteen thanks so much integrate ought to be put -- so much I twelve.
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