According to the National Cancer Institute, prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer affecting men in the United States. An estimated 223,000 men were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2007. More than seventy percent of men diagnosed with prostate cancer each year are over the age of 65. African American men have a higher risk of the disease than Caucasian men
TODAY's show is raising awareness for men's health and importance of prostate cancer screening. Matt Lauer, Al Roker and New York prostate cancer surgeon and robotics expert, David B. Samadi, MD are discussing why men should have regular prostate exam – a potentially life-saving procedure.