BucketheadDad, one of the most popular reaction video Youtubers, died peacefully yesterday MTO News has learned. The popular Youtuber has been battling an aggressive form of cancer, MTO News has learned.
BucketheadDad first learned that he had prostate cancer when he was 50 years old. He went through a series of procedures and h thought h beat the cancer.
Unfortunately prostate cancer is a very aggressive cancer – especially in Black men. Earlier this year, the cancer returned with a vengeance
BucketheadDad and his physicians tried to fight it off, but it didn’t work. That father and husband passed away peacefully yesterday, MTO News confirmed.
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For African American men, the risk of dying from low-grade prostate cancer is double that of men of other races, a new study has found. But, despite the difference, the risk is still small.
When a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, the disease is given a grade, or score, based on how abnormal (or aggressive) the cancer cells look under a microscope. This system for assessing the aggressiveness of a prostate tumor is called the Gleason score.
Prostate cancer with a Gleason score of 6 is considered low grade, meaning it is less likely to grow and spread than cancer with a higher score (7 to 10). The vast majority of men diagnosed with localized, low-grade prostate cancer will die of something other than prostate cancer.
But, according to the new findings, doctors may be “underestimating the risk” of death from low-grade prostate cancer in African American men, said lead investigator Franklin Huang, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of California, San Francisco.