Black men more likely to get prostate cancer

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Black men more likely to get prostate cancer
20th October 2014

Black men are more likely to get prostate cancer compared to other ethnic groups.

A new campaign by Public Health England is targeting London is hoping to tackle the problem. 

Health experts in six boroughs, including Hackney and Lewisham, hope that by engaging with the community, diagnosis can be made earlier.

It hopes to reduce the number of deaths, if black men are made more aware of the threat.

 Suresh Rambaran is a specialist nurse at Prostate Cancer UK, He tells Headline London why this ethnic group is so susceptible and how it can be spotted early.

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