Data Snapshots

Data Snapshots

illustration of prostate cancer

Prostate Cancer

The prostate gland is part of the male reproductive system that produces fluid that forms part of semen. Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control and crowd out healthy cells, making it difficult for the body to function normally. Prostate cancer develops when cells in the prostate grow out of control. Among American males, prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death.

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Six Priority Areas

CMS identified six high-impact priority areas based on a review of the evidence base and stakeholder input. These priorities encompass both system- and community-level approaches to achieve equity in Medicare.

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