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PROSTATE CANCER IN BLACK MEN: Using Knowledge to Dispel Disparity, Part 1
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SEPTEMBER is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!
Here is What You'll Learn In Part 1
What causes the current Prostate Cancer disparity issues
Black men have the highest death rate for all cancer sites combined and are known to suffer disproportionately from prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death. Men of African descent are more likely to develop prostate cancer and twice as likely to die from prostate cancer. It is important to learn the basics about prostate cancer. Chances are, you do already know someone with prostate cancer
What is the Gleason Score in Prostate Cancer
The Gleason score can be confusing. It is not just a "math equation" All treatment recommendations are based on your stage, Gleason score and PSA combined. Understand the difference between Gleason score of 3+4=7 and 4+3=7 and how the prostate cancer "risk groups" change overall. The treatment options will be covered in part 2 and the sexual side effects discussed as well. No need to delay... learn about prostate cancer now!
What is Prostate Cancer and why is it so important in Blacks
Prostate cancer threatens your legacy! About 1 man in 9 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Prostate cancer is more common in older men and in Black men. Just as smoking is a risk factor for lung cancer, being a Black man is a risk factor for prostate cancer. this is family affair. Learn basic information that can affect both you and your family
Have Questions? Live Q & A Session
Doctor appointments can be intimidating. It is difficult to understand the basic "medical language" and even more challenging with cancer terminologies. Ask Dr. Williams any question and learn how to effectively communicate with your Doctors in any setting! You may be asked to support a brother, father, uncle, son - be prepared
About CM "Queen" Williams, M. D.
Dr. Williams grew up in Jamaica and immigrated to the USA after high school to complete her higher education. She is a Diplomat/Board Certified in Radiation Oncology and also served and retired from the military with 24 years of honorable service. She is a world renown speaker and is passionate about promoting advocacy, especially in dispelling disparity in Cancer Care. She thrives on community outreach and enjoys giving back by empowering others to become cancer care advocates. Despite her very hectic clinic schedule and COVID, she continues to do community engagement whenever possible - you are very important!
If possible, every Black man should hear her passionate presentation as those in the prostate cancer US TOO support group at Walter Reed Bethesda, MD. They were blown away! She is an absolute genius at simplifying the most difficult concept. Register and bring your questions - you will not be disappointed!
You may learn more about Dr. Williams at her Cancer Ministry Website HERE and take a look at her to rated speaking engagements
Register now and learn about the basics of prostate cancer in an engaging environment. No topic is tabooed - Be ready with your questions!