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The Weekly: Men’s health, supporting cancer patients during COVID-19 and more

April 17, 2020

The Weekly

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What sons need from dads: A real talk about health

What sons need from dads: A real talk about health

SUNDAY, April 12 (SF Gate)—Households where fathers don’t discuss health matters with their sons are more common than you think, says Ryan Berglund, a urologist in the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute at the Cleveland Clinic.

When he asks men for their health history, he often hears something like this: “My dad died at 75. He had a prostate problem. I think that’s what he died of but I’m not sure.”

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An oncologist on prostate cancer: For many patients and their manhood, the cure seems worse than the disease.
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Common disease prevention and cancer screening would benefit from genomic risk assessment
April 14, Medicalxpress

 

Learn more about genetics and genomics at the 2020 Advocacy Workshop: Genetics, Genomics and Biomarker Testing

Foundation News

Community grant applications close next week

Applications close April 22

Organizations across the country are doing extraordinary work to get at-risk communities the education, screenings and vaccinations they need to prevent cancer or detect it early. Since 2007, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has awarded community grants to outstanding projects in 33 states, tribes and territories.

Visit our website to learn more or apply.

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