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ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk Raises Nearly $135,000 to Fight 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.

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

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.

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Urology of Central PA Celebrates Opening of New Offices and Outpatient Surgery Center in Harrisburg

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.

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My Experience as a Patient Speaker at the SNMMI Annual Convention

The SNMMI (Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) held their annual convention this year in Pennsylvania. As part of their multi-day program they have a patient education day, and I was invited by Shawn after meeting her at the Run/Walk in Harrisburg last year. I was asked to share a patient’s perspective as it relates to prostate cancer, and I decided to write a speech about fear and its impact on patients and caregivers and then share my success story from stage IV to remission.

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