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5 Facts About Prostate Cancer

Note to Patients: The following news is posted for archival purposes only. Scripps is no longer accepting new patients for proton therapy.

September is national prostate cancer awareness month

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Carl Rossi, MD, medical director of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center, shares insights with UT San Diego into the often-misunderstood area of prostate cancer. He recommends that healthy men start discussing PSA screening with their physician starting at age 50. Those with high-risk factors (men with a family history of the disease and African-Americans) should start at age 40.


Visit the UT San Diego to read Five Things to Know About Prostate Cancer.

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