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Doctors Community Hospital Provides Free Prostate Screenings

Doctors Community Hospital Provides Free Prostate Screenings

Doctors Community Hospital will offer free prostate specific antigen (PSA) and digital rectal exam (DRE) screenings performed by board-certified urologists on March 20 from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.  Appointments are required.

 

Prostate cancer is highly curable if detected early. New guidelines from the American Urological Association now recommend that men be offered a PSA test and digital rectal exam. 

 

Screening Recommendations:


African-American Men

+ Ages 40 – 70

+ Family history of prostate cancer

 

Caucasian Men

+ Ages 50 – 75

+ Family history of prostate cancer

 


Recognize Some of the Potential Symptoms:


+ Trouble urinating

+ Lower back pain/discomfort

+ Blood in urine

+ Erectile dysfunction


 

Thursday, March 20

3:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Doctors Community Hospital

8116 Good Luck Road

Professional Office Building, Ground Floor

Lanham, Maryland 20706

Appointments Required

240-965-4416

 

Also, learn about the hospital’s comprehensive Sleep Center and Metropolitan Medical Specialists (primary care) programs.

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