September is ovarian and prostate cancer awareness month!
Did you know that both prostate and ovarian cancer are treatable if identified at an early stage? This means screening for these deadly diseases is incredibly important along with knowing the risk you have in being diagnosed with one.
In fact, ovarian cancer is the 10th most common cancer among women, and is the 5th leading cause of cancer death.
Among American men, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death and is also the most commonly diagnosed.
Some of the risk factors (or those that reduce the likelihood) of developing ovarian cancer include:
Certain risk factors that are known to be linked with prostate cancer include:
Now if the perfect time to make an appointment if you or someone you know falls into a high-risk category for these types of cancers. Don’t wait, get screened today!
To make an appointment with one of Adelante’s caring providers, call 1-877-809-5092.
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