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“Taking Care of Business” 9-23-2016

Michael Parks of WHP580 spent some time “Taking Care of Business” with Dr. Scott Owens of Urology of Central Pennsylvania about Prostate Cancer and an important event that happened on September 23, 2016 – the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk. Listen here to learn more about the importance of early prostate cancer screenings.

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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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Gov. Tom Wolf says he has ‘treatable’ prostate cancer, By Karen Langley. Featuring Dr. R. Scott Owens. Post-Gazette Harrisburg Bureau, February 24, 2016

Gov. Tom Wolf says he has ‘treatable’ prostate cancer, By Karen Langley. Featuring Dr. R. Scott Owens. Post-Gazette Harrisburg Bureau, February 24, 2016

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One in six men will develop prostate cancer, said Dr. R. Scott Owens of Urology of Central PA, who is not involved in Mr. Wolf’s care. He said that men should get an initial test, which can be a blood test or a prostate exam, early on, and then follow-up tests after that. Men with a family history of prostate cancer and African-American men should get an initial test at 40, and other men between 45 and 50, he said.

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