Sky Ridge Medical Center, in conjunction with PCEC (Prostate Cancer Education Council), held a prostate screening event in September in honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Both digital rectal exam and PSA blood test were offered at the screening. There were 75 participants and the results are as follows:
Of the 75 participants:
- Five had abnormal Digital Rectal Exams
- 15 had Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
- 14 had abnormal PSA results
Sky Ridge Medical Center offers this free screening annually to encourage men in our community to take advantage of this live-saving service.