Prostate cancer and breast cancer have more in common than meets the eye: similar incidence rates, similar mortality rates, and both diseases disproportionately impact the Black community.
View, download, or print our infographic to learn more about these diseases and what you can do to help spread awareness.
Did You Know?
- 5-10% of prostate cancer and breast cancers are thought to be hereditary, meaning they resulted from gene mutations passed down from a parent, like BRCA1, BRCA2, and others
- Prostate cancer and breast cancer are the most commonly diagnosed non-skin cancer in men and women
- Black men and Black women are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer and breast cancer, respectively, than white men and women
- Detecting prostate cancer and breast cancer in their earliest stages may save lives
ZERO has partnered with Living Beyond Breast Cancer, Pfizer Oncology, and This is Living with Cancer to bring education and awareness to families on what they should know about prostate cancer and breast cancer. Together, we can help men, women, brothers, sisters, mothers, and fathers better understand their risk of prostate cancer and breast cancer.