This story published by the American Cancer Society is about Calvin Martin a Harlem resident and Prostate Cancer survivor. Calvin talks about his experience with Prostate Cancer and his work in motivating men in Harlem and nationally to get tested.
African-American men have the highest rate of prostate cancer in the world. According to the American Cancer society 1 in 4 Black men in America get Prostate Cancer. Nationally, black men have about a 60% higher incidence rate of prostate cancer than white men and die at a rate 240% higher than white men. Read about this important issue and ways to combat this health problem in your community.