Prostate Cancer Screenings

Health and Fitness

September 14, 2016


Prostate On-Site Project "POP" to hold

Prostate Cancer Screenings in Cochise County!

Get Tough! Get Checked! Get Going!

Prostate On-Site Project, "POP" a medical mobile service, will be providing prostate cancer screenings to men forty years and older or younger if a history of prostate cancer runs in the family.

What you should know:

Prostate Cancer frequently presents itself without any signs or symptoms. 1 in 6 men will develop the disease in their lifetime; if detected early, the course of treatment is less evasive and survival is nearly 100% possible!

What:             Prostate Cancer Screenings LIMITED SPACE - Sign up early, Call for appointment!

PSA (prostate specific antigen) a non-fasting blood test, DRE (digital rectal exam), Testicular

Exam and Physician Consultation by a Board Certified Urologist

When/Where:          

SIERRA VISTA  - Tuesday, Oct.  4th, 2016 ~ 6:00am 10:00pm

                        Cochise College; 901 N Colombo Ave., Parking Lot G

 

BISBEE - Wednesday, Oct. 5th, 2016 ~ 6:00am 10:00pm

Cochise County Road Yard; 1229 Hereford Rd

 

DOUGLAS - Wednesday, Oct. 5th, 2016 ~ 12:00pm 3:00pm

Cochise College; 4190 W. Highway 80, Parking Lot E

 

Insurance:    We accept Blue Cross Blue Shield/Cigna/UnitedHealthcare 

(Specialist co-pay fees may apply)- Medicare is NOT covered.

 -Special Rates apply to City employees.

 -Free to State Benefit Eligible Employees & Spouses!

Cost:             No Insurance? - Only $72.00 per screening                           


Who should participate?

All men 40 years of age or older should have an annual screening. Men with a family history of prostate cancer and African-American men should have a DRE and PSA test annually starting at age 35.

According to cancer experts:

Prostate cancer is the most diagnosed cancer in men, and the second leading cause of cancer death, behind lung cancer.

The 5 - year survival rate for patients whose cancer is caught while still confined in the prostate is nearly 100%, while the 5-year survival rate for those men diagnosed with advanced cancer is only 34%

Appointments are required

Call 480-964-3013 or 1-800-828-6139