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Posted on: September 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Gloucester County Board of Commissioners proclaim September 2021 as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

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This year, Approximately 248,530 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States alone. One man every 2 minutes, and roughly 34,130 will die this year from the disease- that's 3,000 more than 2020.
Prostate Cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in American men and the third leading cause of cancer death behind lung and colon cancer.
All men are at risk for prostate cancer and we encourage the citizens of Gloucester County to increase the importance of prostate awareness and screenings!
Commissioner Jim Lavender attended the Woolwich Twp. meeting to present a proclamation to Joe Musumeci, Champion, ZERO-The End of Prostate Cancer.

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