While we recognized Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September, awareness-building for the disease is important year-round.
We reserved this clip of WITF’s Scott LaMar interviewing Kristine Warner from the PA Prostate Cancer Coalition and prostate cancer survivor, Mike Rotz, to share with you now. This interview is designed to enlighten people about some issues surrounding prostate cancer that may not normally be discussed. We hope it is a conversation starter for you with your friends, family and loved ones.
Prostate cancer is as common as breast cancer, but men are often reticent to discuss it. The Pennsylvania Prostate Cancer Coalition’s Jim Williams spoke with abc27 about prostate cancer’s prevalence, the importance of early detection, and growing awareness of the disease.
On Friday, September 21, more than 900 people gathered with a single purpose in mind — defeating a disease that has affected their lives. And they made a difference by raising nearly $135,000 to help fund ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer’s efforts to educate, provide free screenings, and do outreach to end the disease.
Urology of Central PA is proud to congratulate the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) for their hard work and diligent efforts to fight bladder cancer. Their efforts have paid off with the designation as one of “America’s Best Medical Research Organizations” by Charity Navigator.
Tim Brown, MD, PhD met with men at West Shore Senior Center in Lemoyne on September 19, to discuss prostate health, prostate cancer & the importance of early detection & screening. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and UCPA encourages all men to discuss prostate cancer screenings with their physicians. Recommendations are for men 50 and older to be screened, unless you have a family history or are of African-American descent in which case you should be screened earlier.
In recognition of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is continuing its support for the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) in ongoing efforts to promote awareness of prostate cancer. In addition to promoting a comprehensive guide about prostate cancer, Independence will make a financial contribution.
Urology of Central Pennsylvania was thrilled to accept the “Reader’s Choice Award” for Medical Specialist from Harrisburg Magazine for the tenth year in a row this August. We are honored by appreciation you have shown for our practice and the urological care you receive here.
Urology of Central PA (UCPA) held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony, in conjunction with the West Shore and Harrisburg Regional Chambers of Commerce, to celebrate the opening of the first outpatient urological surgery center in the region on July 11.