#Movember: Highlighting the importance of men caring for their health

The month of November is dedicated to creating awareness about prostate and testicular cancers. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in young men aged 15–39. Men who have a family history, like a father or brother who has had testicular cancer, are at an increased risk.

Prostate cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in South Africa and it is something that is preventable and can be treated early.

Dr Malcolm Dewar - Urologist

Men are shy to talk about prostate cancer. It is great that prominent people are coming out to talk about this disease, and it has done a lot in raising awareness. If men could step up and have themselves checked, they could prevent themselves having to be the victims of the disease.

Dr Malcolm Dewar - Urologist

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This article first appeared on 702 : #Movember: Highlighting the importance of men caring for their health


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