For Minority Health Month, we asked Neighborhood Health Association providers to weigh in on the common cancers affecting men. Today, NHA’s Chief Medical Officer, John Uche, MD, helps us break down the statistics, risk factors, and important screenings for lung cancer.
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Not all cancers are treated equal, at least not when it comes to diagnoses among men. The top three cancers affecting men are prostate, lung, and colorectal cancers. Neighborhood Health Association’s Chief Medical Officer, John Uche, MD, helps us break down the statistics, risk factors and important screenings for each type of cancer. First up, prostate cancer.
More than 1.2 million people in the U.S. are currently living with human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, the virus which causes AIDS. African Americans compose 44% of that 1.2 million people infected, making it the largest racial/ethnic group affected in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NHA's CMO shares information about our organization's rapid HIV testing and education.