Free Prostate Cancer Screening Sept. 19 at St. Joseph’s Center

September 18, 2007

University Urology will provide free prostate cancer screenings for men over 40  who have not been screened from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at St. Joseph Neighborhood Center, 417 South Ave.  The screening is part of the University of Rochester Medical Center’s efforts to mark Prostate Cancer Awareness Week.

The screening will include a simple blood test to check for the prostate specific antigen (PSA) level and a digital rectal exam.  Registration is required. Call 325-5260.

Screening for prostate cancer can save lives. In the , more than 220,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer annually and 27,000 men die from it each year. Although prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death among American men, it is curable if it’s caught early.

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