EMORY AND CRAWFORD LONG OFFER PROSTATE CANCER SCREENINGS


September 8, 1997


Media Contacts: Traci Simmons, 404/727-8599 tgsimmo@emory.edu
Sarah Goodwin, 404/727-3366 sgoodwi@emory.edu
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Atlanta area men are invited to participate in Prostate Cancer Screenings conducted by physicians from EMORY HEALTHCARE and Crawford Long Hospital of Emory University. Men over 50 and high risk men over 40 (African-Americans and men with a family history of prostate cancer) are encouraged to participate. Screenings are part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Sept. 22-28. Doctors will assess risk factors and conduct PSA tests and digital rectal examinations at the following times and locations:

DIVISION OF UROLOGY
(Cost: $10)
Sept. 23 and 25, from 6-8:30 p.m.
The Emory Clinic, 1365 Clifton Rd., Bldg. A, 2nd fl., Atlanta

CRAWFORD LONG HOSPITAL
(Cost: free)
Sept. 16 and 18, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Candler Building C - Suite 564-C
490 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta (Two blocks south of North Avenue)

EMORY CLINIC FAYETTEVILLE
(Cost: $10)
Sept. 16 from 7-9 p.m. and Sept. 20 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
1250 Hwy. 54 West, Suites 100-200, Fayetteville

EMORY CLINIC NORTHLAKE
(Cost: $10)
Sept. 16 from 7-9 p.m. and Sept. 20 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
LaVista Perimeter Office Park
2191 Northlake Pkwy, Building 11, Suite 22, Tucker

EMORY CLINIC PERIMETER
(Cost: $10)
Sept. 23 from 7-9 p.m. and Sept. 27 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
875 Johnson Ferry Rd., Atlanta

EMORY CLINIC SMYRNA AT EMORY-ADVENTIST HOSPITAL
(Cost: $10)
Sept. 23 from 7-9 p.m
3903 South Cobb Dr., Suite 230, Smyrna
Sept. 27 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
3903 South Cobb Dr., Suite 200, Smyrna

EMORY CLINIC SOUTH DEKALB
(Cost: $10)
Sept. 23 from 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
2764 Candler Road, Decatur

Call Emory HealthConnection at 404/778-7777 to schedule screening.




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