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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Beatty Calls Attention to Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Sep 17, 2020

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a month-long initiative to raise awareness on prostate cancer. To mark the occasion, U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) issued the following statement:

“Each year, almost 174,000 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, but early detection can make all the difference. That is why I encourage all men—especially those over 50-years-old—to discuss the signs, symptoms and risk factors with their doctor. Take time this National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month to take greater control of your health.”

For more information on National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website. Also, be sure to join the conversation online by using: #ProstateCancer, #StepUp, #PCAM and #MensHealth.