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Regular Wellness Checks are Crucial for Men's Health, Central Texas Doctors Say

Publication: Austin American-Statesman

"I'm a firm believer in the well-check," says James Condray, 67, patient of Dr. Kyle Keyes, Texas Urology Specialists-Austin Midtown, Round Rock and South Austin, who had a biopsy that revealed an aggressive form of prostate cancer. This National Men's Health Month, patient James Condray and Dr. Keyes share with the Austin American-Statesman that men should get their "head-to-toe" check once a year. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data show that in 2015, men went to doctors about a third less than women. Dr. Keyes identifies the importance of wellness check-ups, screenings, and what to look for in male cancers, noting men should see a doctor if something doesn't feel right. Timing matters when it comes to how far the cancer has spread and its treatability.

Read the full story at the Austin American-Statesman.

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