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Hospital Holds Free Prostate Cancer Screenings

It’s an important medical test that men should get, and Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Cancer Center is doing it this evening only. Oncology Social Worker Rebecca Parsons says it’s a simple test, for prostate cancer…

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The screening is free, but there is one small catch. You have to agree to be part of a clinical trial, but Parsons says all that involves is filling out some forms…

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You also need to make an appointment, but you can do that today by calling 274-6635. There is agreement among researchers that these screenings are responsible for greatly reducing the mortality rate from prosate cancer over the last 30 years. The testing is this evening from 5 to 8pm at the Hospital Outpatient Center, Building 3, Lower Level.

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