Why Every Black Man Needs A Urologist

nurse with man patientAfrican American males are less likely to be screened for prostate cancer than Caucasian males.  However, recent data indicate the gap is lessening. To date, there are several reasons why Black men are less likely to undergo screenings for prostate cancer, like:

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  • Deficiencies in health literacy or knowledge regarding the need to or indications for undergoing prostate cancer screening
  • Poor communication between physicians and minority patients due to a lack of cultural competency