Prostate Cancer Risk Highest In African American Men

Dr. David Samadi emphasizes on the importance of understanding, knowledge & getting tested early for this deadly disease which is the second leading cause of death in African American men claiming over 27,000 lives.

Prostate cancer is called a silent killer as there are no symptoms. Getting a PSA test can be lifesaving especially for African American men who are at a 29% higher fatality risk compared to Caucasian men. Prostate cancer was also found to be more aggressive in African American men and 64% of them were found to have the disease.

Dr. Samadi recommends getting a baseline PSA at the age of 40 & getting a second opinion from a Urologist. In the hands of an experienced surgeon, early stage prostate cancer can be cured.

Dr. David Samadi, MD.

Dr. David Samadi, MD. is Chairman of Urology and the Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and named to the prestigious Castle Connoly America’s Top Doctors and New York Magazine’s Best Doctor’s List.

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Dr. David Samadi, MD.

Dr. David Samadi, MD. is Chairman of Urology and the Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and named to the prestigious Castle Connoly America’s Top Doctors and New York Magazine’s Best Doctor’s List.