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FREE Men’s PSA Screening

December 16, 2022 | 9:00 am 11:00 am

Join us at kick off to end prostate cancer!

Don’t worry – it’s a simple blood draw, and no fasting is required.

Free for men ages 50+

What is a Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) test looking for?

Prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, is a protein produced by normal, as well as malignant, cells of the prostate gland. The PSA test measures the level of PSA in a man’s blood. For this test, a blood sample is sent to a laboratory for analysis. The results are usually reported as nanograms of PSA per milliliter (ng/mL) of blood.

The blood level of PSA is often elevated in men with prostate cancer.

The newest guidelines for PSA screening recommend all men begin PSA screenings at age 45. However, there are many reasons that you may need to begin as young as 40, including:

• Having at least one first-degree relative (such as your father or brother) who has had prostate cancer

• Having at least two extended family members who have had prostate cancer

• Being of African-American descent, as this is an ethnicity that has a higher risk of developing more aggressive cancers

Click here for more information on PSA screenings.

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