Deadline to register for Prostate Cancer Screening Oct. 1
CONWAY-(September 23, 2013)- Tuesday, Oct. 1 is the deadline for registration for the annual Prostate Cancer Screening at Conway Regional Medical Center.
The free screening will be held Monday, Oct. 7 from 5 to 7 pm on the Conway Regional Medical Center campus.
In addition to Conway Regional, the screening is sponsored Conway Urology and the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation and includes:
a 15-minute education presentation
a PSA blood test
Accordingto the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation, men in high-risk groups because of their family history or race (African American and Hispanic) should receive a full prostate exam each year beginning at age 40. An appointment is required and can be made by calling 513.5858.
Screening and treatment choices are complicated and should always be discussed with a doctor. Additional education is available at Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation (1.800.338.1383, 501.379.8027) or online .