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Dr. Owens and Jim Williams Discuss Prostate Cancer Awareness with abc27’s Amy Kehm

Dr. Owens and Jim Williams Discuss Prostate Cancer Awareness with abc27’s Amy Kehm. Since 1 in 7 men will get prostate cancer, it is important for men to be screened beginning at age 50 or earlier if there is a family history of the disease.

They also discussed the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – Harrisburg coming up on Friday, September 22, at 5 p.m. The event has drawn 500 attendees in years past and this year organizers expect 600+.

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Free Health Screenings

Urology of Central PA is proud to partner with Geisinger Holy Spirit to provide free health screenings on Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Free Health Screening Event

Screenings will be held at Geisinger Holy Spirit in their auditorium.

All screenings are FREE and no appointment is needed.

The following screenings will be offered at the event:

  • • Blood Pressure
  • • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • • Bone Density
  • • Cholesterol and Glucose by fingerstick
  • • Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)
    Blood testing for men; a physician from Urology of Central PA will 
    be onsite for exams.
  • • Sleep assessment

For questions, please email HSGACommEdweb@geisinger.edu or call 717-763-2427.

Click here to download Free Health Screening Event flyer.

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Prostate Cancer Support Group Meeting

Prostate Cancer Support Group Meeting
Thursday, August 17, 2017
6 – 8 p.m.

Whether newly diagnosed and just learning about prostate cancer or a long-term survivor, this prostate cancer education session will provide the support and education you and your loved ones need.

Speaker Terri-Lee Christiana of Andrews Patel Hematology/Oncology will share about caregivers’ needs regarding communication, financial resources, and more.

All prostate cancer survivors and their family members are welcome!

Register to attend by calling 717-724-0380.

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UCPA Wins “Reader’s Choice” Award – Thank You for Voting!

This August, Urology of Central Pennsylvania was awarded the “Reader’s Choice” award in the category of “Medical Specialist.”

UCPA has won the “Simply the Best” or “Reader’s Choice” award since 2008, and we are honored that you continue to trust us with your urologic care. Thank you for spreading the news of the wonderful treatment you received as well! We are glad that our patients and central Pennsylvania community recognizes the commitment to quality that UCPA physicians and staff provide.

Continuing our commitment to our community, UCPA is now offering high-quality CT scans at a fraction of the cost of other local providers. Learn more by clicking here.

Collective Strength. Individualized Care.

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“Taking Care of Business” 4-2-2016

Michael Parks Discusses the Importance of Prostate Exams and Treating Prostate Cancer with Urology of Central Pennsylvania’s Dr. Scott Owens

One in seven men will get prostate cancer. And for some it could be fatal. It’s the second leading cause of death of men here in Pennsylvania. During the early stages of prostate cancer there are NO symptoms. Once it has advanced, it’s probably not curable.

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