11 Advanced Prostate Cancer Facts Black Men (And Those Who Love Them) Should Know

Black men suffer the highest prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates among men of all racial and ethnic backgrounds in the U.S. According to the Prostate Heath Education Network (PHEN), “This racial disparity is the largest for any major cancer and all African American men are deemed to be at high – risk for prostate cancer.”

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Most prostate cancer–related deaths are due to advanced disease, which results from any combination of lymphatic, blood, or contiguous local spread, known as metastatic prostate cancer.

Here are 11 highly critical facts about prostate cancer and metastatic prostate cancer that Black men and their support networks must know.