Promoting screening and early detection of cancer in men.

  title={Promoting screening and early detection of cancer in men.},
  author={Jennifer M Lantz and J. Timothy Fullerton and R J Harshburger and Georgia Robins Sadler},
  journal={Nursing & health sciences},
  volume={3 4},
Gender is a factor in the risk assessment for many diseases. It may also impact on the way in which men assess their personal health or illness status and take action to prevent illness or promote well-being. This paper is focused on three objectives: (i) to foster an understanding of gender differences in health promoting behaviors; (ii) to review three health issues affecting males for which dissemination of health education, increased personal awareness and early detection may be beneficial… CONTINUE READING