The Daily Check-Up: Prostate Cancer Remains a Long-Term Threat, Despite Controversy Over Screening

Dr. Courtney Phillips
New York Daily News - September 19, 2012

New York, NY
 – September 19, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men, with approximately 240,000 men expected to be diagnosed  this year and 28,000 to die from the disease. Dr. Courtney Phillips, Assistant Professor in Urology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, counsels men that although screening for prostate cancer is controversial, they should know their risk (African-Americans and men with a family history are at increased risk) and speak to their physician about the decision to screen and optimal timing. Learn more