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1 4 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • A P R I L 2 0 1 9 C an a urology waiting room designed to look more like a locker room prod men to get a prostate exam? The urology depart- ment at Mount Sinai Health System is bet- ting big on it. Mount Sinai's Man Cave prostate health and treatment center opened in Midtown Manhattan in February. With 65-inch wall-mounted TVs tuned to sports program- ming and signed memorabilia adorning the walls, the Man Cave is every guy's dream den (there's a free coffee bar, but no adult bever- ages), but it's not all fun and games. The Man Cave provides educational resources on prostate health to encourage men to get screened for prostate cancer, which fewer than 2 in 100 men between the ages of 40 and 64 bother to do. According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 7 men will be diag- nosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, making it the most com- mon cancer among men other than skin cancer. The Man Cave "offers a new way to start a conversation about health issues that men avoid discussing," says Ash Tewari, MBBS, MCh, chair of Mount Sinai's department of urology. — Dan O'Connor MAN CAVE FOR PROSTATE HEALTH Urology Waiting Room Resembles Locker Room • MAN CAVE Mount Sinai Health System's sports-themed prostate resource center for men looks more like a locker room than a waiting room at a urology clinic. Man Cave Health Ideas Work That

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