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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Free Screenings During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Screenings

Prostate cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in men and is nearly 100% survivable if caught early. National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is observed every September by health experts, health advocates and individuals concerned with or affected by this cancer.

In recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Dignity Health Cancer & Research Institutes are offering free prostate cancer screening in Grass Valley on Wednesday, September 18th. Appointments are mandatory and scheduling will begin September 1st. Please call 530-274-6848 or email DHCIScheduling@dignityhealth.org to schedule your appointment.

Screening Location:

Sierra Nevada Cancer Center

155 Glasson Way, Bldg 3 

Grass Valley, CA 95945 

Wednesday, September 18th, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

This event is sponsored by Dignity Health Cancer & Research Institutes, in collaboration with The Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC), both of whom support early screening and detection efforts in our community.

You can also visit the Prostate Cancer Foundation at https://www.pcf.org/blue/ to learn more about this cancer and about patient resources.

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