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1 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Presentations prepared by: Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division, Public Affairs, Prevention May 2012 Fighting back against cancers that affect men: Cancer prevention and screening

2 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. How we’re fighting cancer doing everything we can to prevent cancer funding research to outsmart cancer empowering, informing and supporting Canadians living with cancer advocating for public policies to improve the health of Canadians rallying Canadians to get involved in the fight against cancer

3 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. What We’ll Discuss Today definition of cancer some of the more common cancers that affect men: olung ocolon oprostate oskin otesticular questions

4 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. What is cancer? starts in our cells exists when cells do not behave normally not just one disease risk factors increase your chances of getting cancer

5 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Comparing different men’s cancers Type of cancerEstimated # of new cases (2012) Estimated # of deaths (2012) Lung13 30010 800 Colon13 0005 000 Prostate26 5004 000 Skin47 900 (melanoma and non-melanoma) 600 (melanoma only) Testicular940____ (2010 National Statistics)

6 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Lung cancer

7 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Risk factors smoking tobacco second-hand smoke exposure to asbestos exposure to radon having lung cancer before family history of lung cancer air pollution Lung cancer

8 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Reducing our risk of lung cancer avoid first and second-hand smoke if you smoke, get a non-smoking buddy to support you as you quit reduce exposure to asbestos and radon Lung cancer

9 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Colon Cancer starts in the cells that line the inside of the colon or the rectum slow and predictable growth usually treatable when diagnosed early

10 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Risk Factors We Can’t Control age – particularly after 50 family history of colon cancer having polyps having genetic predisposition inflammatory bowel disease ethnic background – people of Ashkenazi (Eastern European Jewish) descent Colon cancer

11 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Risk Factors We Can Control diet (red meat, processed meat) alcohol consumption smoking physical inactivity obesity Colon cancer

12 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Who should be screened? Average risk men and women 50 and older Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) at least every two years High risk men and women (first-degree relative with colon cancer) Colonoscopies starting at age 50 or 10 years before age of diagnosed relative Other high risk men and women Talk to your doctor about screening Colon cancer

13 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. ColonCancerCheck ColonCancerCheck.ca. 2010 free province-wide colon cancer screening program screens with FOBT (average risk), colonoscopy (higher risk) FOBT kits available from your doctor, pharmacist or through ColonCancerCheck directly follow-up included Colon cancer

14 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Prostate Cancer starts in cells of prostate gland sometimes a slow growing cancer in many cases can be managed or cured

15 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Risk Factors We Can’t Control age – being older than 65 family history African ancestry Prostate cancer

16 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Reducing our risk of prostate cancer diet oreduce fat oincrease fruits and vegetables be physically active Prostate cancer

17 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Early detection signs & symptoms testing for prostate cancer when you don’t have symptoms – talk to your doctor about:  PSA: prostate specific antigen (blood test)  DRE – digital rectal exam Prostate cancer

18 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Skin cancer most common cancer in Canada types: non-melanoma and melanoma mostly preventable UVR is a major risk factor for skin cancer (solar and indoor tanning equipment).

19 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Use SunSense Skin cancer reduce your time in the sun during peak times seek or create shade cover up (clothing, hats) wear sunglasses apply sunscreen avoid using indoor tanning equipment

20 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Early detection of skin cancer Check regularly for changes See your doctor if you notice: obirthmark or mole that changes shape, colour, size, surface osores that do not heal onew growths on skin opatches of skin that bleed Skin cancer

21 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Testicular Cancer starts in cells of testicles most common in men between ages 15-49 can be treated successfully Testicular Cancer

22 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Risk Factors delayed descent of the testicles (if not corrected early) age, between 15 and 49 family or personal history of testicular cancer abnormal development of the testicle Testicular Cancer

23 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Know what’s normal for you See your doctor if you have: oa lump on the testicle oa painful testicle oa feeling of heaviness or dragging in the lower abdomen or scrotum oa dull ache in the lower abdomen and groin Testicular Cancer

24 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Age groupGuideline All ages Know your body Report any changes to your doctor Talk to your Dr. about your prostate risk 15-49 yrsCheck your testicles 50-69 yrsFOBT (2 years) (average risk) If over 70 yrsTalk to your doctor about screening Fight back through screening and early detection!

25 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. For the most up-to-date information: visit www.cancer.cawww.cancer.ca call the Canadian Cancer Society Cancer Information Service at 1 888 939-3333 Thank you! Presentation prepared by: Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division, Public Affairs, Prevention May 2011


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