How to choose the best treatment if you have prostate cancer

A Vanderbilt University study is helping men make more informed decisions about how to treat their prostate cancer. The study provides evidence about side effects of each of three methods to treat prostate cancer. Prostate cancer affects three million men in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tracks prostate cancer...Continue reading

Fighting prostate cancer in the Mississippi Delta, one man at a time

In the impoverished communities of the Mississippi Delta, where prostate cancer death rates are more than 28 men per 100,000, residents were leery about the concept of research. Delta residents were deeply concerned about exploitation and feared that participating in cancer research would make them guinea pigs. So Freddie White-Johnson created a community cancer outreach...

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What Women Need to Know About Men’s Health

Dear Healthy Men: As a wife, daughter, sister, and mother of two boys, I’m surrounded by men. What do I need to know about men’s health? A: I’ve always maintained that men’s health is a women’s issue, since when men are healthier, their partners become healthier too (along with their children and communities). Here are the...Continue reading

February is Cancer Prevention Month; thankfully there’s some good news

February is Cancer Prevention Month, and with that comes the need to express how important it is to visit your doctor and get screened for this disease should you feel ill or are in pain. While most people associate cancer for all the hard realities that come with it: chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, transplants, etc., there’s...Continue reading

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New Year Equals New Opportunities To Stay on Top Of Your Health

You know what they say: New Year equals a new me, right? Well, despite the overwhelming feeling of relief by many that our calendars have flipped from 2020 to 2021, it is absolutely vital to both men and women to make a plan to stay on top of their health. Some could read that last...

Virtual “Friend” Can Help Men Understand Prostate Cancer Screening, Risks

If you have questions about prostate health, screening or options for prostate cancer treatment, just ask Nathan. Created through a collaboration between the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), health simulation company Kognito, and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD), Nathan is an interactive human simulation that walks people through a conversation...Continue reading

President Calls Attention to Prostate Cancer Awareness Month In Statement

Men’s Health Network has been involved in prostate cancer awareness and treatment education for over 25 years.  MHN is gratified that President Trump has also recognized the importance of this awareness month. President Donald J. Trump announced his support for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in a statement on Sept. 1. “Prostate cancer is the most...Continue reading

Get Ready for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2020

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month, and Men’s Health Network wants to help your organization observe it with a variety of stickers, pins, posters and more. Posters and brochures are also available at One in nine American men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetimes. Among African American men, the number is one in...Continue reading

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