St. John's Announces the 2013 Community Health Fair Prostate Screening Clinic
The 2013 St. John’s Community Health Fair Prostate Screening Clinic
will be held Wednesday, April 24th, 9 am – 1 pm, and Thursday, April
25th from 1 pm – 5:00 pm. The screenings will be held in the Oncology
Department at St. John’s Medical Center by appointment only. This
screening is free for men over age 50 or age 40 if there is a family history
of prostate disease.
The screening is a digital rectal exam performed by a physician or other
primary care provider and is a quick and safe way to look for signs of
cancer. Urologist Dr. Lisa Finkelstein and Dr. Michael Rosenberg, general
surgeon, will perform the exams. Call the Community Health Information
(CHI) Center at 739-7244 to schedule your Prostate Clinic appointment.
A PSA blood test is recommended prior to the screening. This test is available
at St. John’s Medical Center for $20.00 through April 26th as part
of the Health Fair blood wellness screenings. To schedule a PSA blood
test call 739-7531.