Jun 6, 2022
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men, accounting for one in every four deaths. After that, according to the CDC, are lung, prostate and colorectal cancers. The good news is that these health threats men face are largely preventable. However, a K-State Research and Extension family and consumer sciences agent says early detection is key to detecting and preventing these types of cancers. Holly Miner, who focuses on nutrition, food safety and health programs for the Wildcat Extension District, has authored a
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Men’s Health Guide Fact Sheet that provides practical advice to help men defend against three types of cancer: prostate, colorectal and testicular.