The Infamous Digital Rectal Exam for Prostate Cancer – Why??
○ 4/10 cases are diagnosed between 40-65 years old; 6/10 after 65 years old
○ 1 brother or father with Prostate Cancer increases your chances from 16% to 33%
○ 2 brothers or a father with Prostate Cancer increases your chances from 83%
○ In the early stages of Prostate Cancer there are no consistent or noticeable symptoms
○ Nearly 100% of men diagnosed with Prostate Cancer in at this point are alive 5 years later!!
Take Home Message: Grow Up!! Do The Exam!!
Catch it early & Stay Alive!!