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Alarming statistics support the need for greater awareness and preventive cancer screenings for prostate cancer:

Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in Michigan,
In the next year, one in six men in America will be diagnosed with prostate cancer,
Across America, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men.

I was asked by the Council on Foundations to submit a blog on a research study funded by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) Foundation and recently mentioned in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. I agreed without having ever written a blog before. So, here it goes.

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