Free Prostate Cancer Screening Event
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The Prostate Screening event was HUGE success!!
We would like to thank KEZI-9, Valley River Center and everyone else who helped make the event happen. On July 17, 2008, the Oregon Urology Foundation sponsored a free screening clinic at Valley River Mall. We saw 224 patients the first day and 340 the second. We are looking forward to next year. Almost 5% of the men were found to be suspicious for Prostate Cancer.
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The Drive Against Prostate CancerIt's free. No appointments. No insurance needed. Snacks!!
The Project founded by ZERO (http://www.zerocancer.org) to End Prostate Cancer understands it's hard enough with busy schedules for men to fit in regular doctor visits, but early detection is critical. That's why we operate the Drive Against Prostate Cancer (the Drive), the only nationwide, mobile, free prostate cancer testing program. The Drive vehicles are sleek 39-foot mobile screening units, touring the country from coast to coast to offer free prostate cancer testing and an experience that provides a comfort factor often lacking in your traditional doctor's office.
About the Free Prostate Cancer TestingEarly detection of prostate cancer consists of a simple blood test (prostate specific antigen blood test) and an optional physical exam.
What to Expect When You Visit the Drive
PSA Test: Understanding Your Test Results
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To learn more about this nation-wide event - Check out The Project to End Prostate Cancer website or call: (541) 334-3350: