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Free Prostate Cancer Screening at New Britain General Hospital

New Britain [September 08 2005] - New Britain General Hospital will be holding its annual free prostate cancer screening on Monday, Sept. 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. This screening session is being held for this one night only.

The prostate cancer screenings are performed by board-certified urologists, and include a PSA (prostate specific antigen) blood test and a DRE (digital rectal exam).

Prostate cancer screenings are recommended for all men over the age of 50. African-American men and those men with a family history of prostate cancer should begin screenings at age 45.

Eligibility requirements do apply; please call 860-224-5299 or 1-800-731-0096 to learn if you are eligible.

The George Bray Cancer Center offers a free prostate cancer support group that meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. To receive free educational information on prostate cancer or our cancer support groups, contact the Auxiliary Cancer Resource Library at 1-800-731-0096.

Contact: Corporate Communications, 860-224-5900 x6507

HCC Corporate Communications
(860) 224-5695 • Fax (860) 224-5779