Talk With Your Doctor About Prostate Cancer Screenings

Prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer diagnosed and cause of death due to cancer in Wisconsin men. In fact, 1 in 6 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. It continues to be crucial to speak with your doctor about proper prostate cancer screenings, such as a PSA or DRE.

ThedaCare recommends men at average risk, age 55-69, have annual discussions with their providers about whether screening is the right decision for them. A frank discussion will help you make a health care decision about prostate cancer screenings.