September is Prostate Cancer and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

In September, PathGroup recognizes Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Both of these cancers affect a significant population in the United States.

Prostate cancer affects 1 in 9 men in the United States and 1 in 41 men will die from the disease making prostate cancer the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.

Ovarian cancer affects 1 in 78 women in the United States and nearly 80% of them will be diagnosed in advanced stages. For this reason, ovarian cancer leads to more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system.

PathGroup offers laboratory testing to help healthcare providers diagnose these types of cancers in their patients. To learn more about those testing options, visit the PathGroup Directory of Services.