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Prostate cancer: What you need to know about getting tested

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For men, prostate cancer is a very serious disease but can be treated if diagnosed early.

Every two to four minutes, a new case of prostate cancer is diagnosed. A man dies every 19.1 minutes from the disease.

And the biggest problem is that most men don't get tested.

NFL Hall of Famer and prostate cancer survivor Michael Haynes, and assistant professor of urology and population health at NYU Langone, Dr. Danil Makarov, spoke about the importance of getting tested and knowing your stats on the PIX11 Morning News.

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