Sarah Goodwin

Kathi Ovnic
Holly Korschun
Septembert 2, 1999


C a l e n d a r

WHAT: Emory Healthcare is offering free prostate cancer screenings during the month of September. The screening exam will consist of a blood test for prostate cancer (prostate-specific antigen or PSA) and a digital rectal exam (DRE).
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 11 9 AM to 3 PM *Midtown Urology
Tuesday, Sept. 21 6 PM to 8:30 PM The Emory Clinic
Thursday, Sept. 23 6 PM to 8:30 PM The Emory Clinic
Saturday, Sept. 25 9 AM to 3 PM *Atlanta Urological Consultants
WHERE: The Emory Clinic, Building A, 1365 Clifton Road NE, Emory University campus
*Midtown Urology, 128 North Avenue, Suite 100, Midtown Atlanta
*Atlanta Urological Consultants, 490 Peachtree Street, Suite 575-C, Midtown Atlanta
*All participating clinics are affiliated with The Emory Clinic or Emory Healthcare.
WHO: The screening is available to men over the age of 50, or men over 40 who are at high risk (family history of prostate cancer or African-American descent). Men who have been treated for prostate cancer are not eligible and should seek follow-up care from their physician. The screenings are sponsored by Crawford Long Hospital of Emory University, the Emory University Department of Urology, and the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.
WHY: The screenings are being offered as part of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
INFO: For more information or to register for any of the screenings, please call Emory HealthConnection at (404) 778-7777.