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Holland Hospital encourages men to get prostate cancer screening

U.S. prostate cancer deaths have surpassed 2010’s mark of 32,050 and according to reports by the National Cancer Institute, 240,890 new cases of prostate cancer have developed.


An estimated one in six U.S. men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and one in thirty-six will die from it.


While there are no proven methods of prevention, early diagnosis can help alter and treat the disease.


For those diagnosed with prostate cancer, treatment options include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and hormone therapy.


Holland Hospital encourages men to talk with their doctor about their prostate cancer risks and the screening options available.

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