Join us for this free symposium and learn more about prostate cancer screening from a panel of experts.
Friday, September 16, 2011
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Hollings Cancer Center Auditorium, Room 120
86 Jonathan Street, Charleston, SC
This event is free and open to the public. The symposium will be followed by a reception in the Hollings Cancer Center Pavilion.
Allan . . . → Read More: Free Community Symposium – Pros and Cons of Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed, non-skin cancer in South Carolina. New cases of prostate cancer among African American men in our state are some of the highest in the world – and they are 2 ½ times more likely to die from the disease than Caucasian men.
Digital rectal exams and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests . . . → Read More: September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
I started having annual PSA tests in my early 50s and when my count started to go up and then doubled within a year, it was clear something was wrong. My primary care physician referred me to a urologist and a biopsy confirmed that I had prostate cancer.
I had about three months to make a decision . . . → Read More: Bob Seidler’s Prostate Surgery