Charlie Wilson Creates Awareness on Prostate Cancer in Black Community

Charlie Wilson Creates Awareness on Prostate Cancer in Black Community

Legendary R&B Musician and Prostate Cancer Survivor Lends His Voice on MAKING AWARENESS A PRIORITY organization

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by #teamEBONY, April 12, 2012

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Charlie Wilson Creates Awareness on Prostate Cancer in Black Community

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the prostate gland. Normally, cells within the prostate grow, divide, and die to make sure the prostate functions properly and are then replaced by new cells. Prostate cancer occurs when the prostate cells stop functioning normally. These cells with uncontrolled growth don’t die as they should, creating a buildup of cells known as a tumor. Prostate cancer can occur as a slow-growing tumor to a very aggressive and potentially fatal disease that spreads throughout the body.

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