Aggressive screening may be factor in Onondaga County’s high prostate cancer rate

 

Layout 1The incidence of prostate cancer is statistically higher in Onondaga County, compared to New York state and the United States, but the mortality rate is not significantly different. One possible explanation may be the high level of attention to prostate cancer screening in the community. The Upstate Cancer Center also offers a multidisciplinary prostate cancer treatment program.

This article appears in the winter 2016 issue of Cancer Care magazine.

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