Why should men discuss a PSA test with their doctors? Recommendations have recently changed and could play a key role in preventing and treating prostate and other cancers, Dr. Owens shares in a PennLive.com editorial.More
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.More
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.More
Dr. Thomas Clements, Brett Thackara, and James Crummel discussed the importance of prostate cancer awareness and screenings for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. (recorded on 9/15/16)More
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.More
Almost 400 runners and walkers gathered on City Island Friday night to take part in the Zero Prostate Cancer Run and Walk.
The annual event has raised nearly $500,000 in just seven years to help fund awareness campaigns and prostate cancer research. They handed out information on free prostate cancer screenings.More
Their rallying cry has been “Don’t fear the finger.”
Advocates of prostate health continue to promote the dreaded, but necessary, prostate exam.
The doctors at Urology of Central PA want men to be as diligent with that test as women generally are about breast cancer exams.More