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
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