Of all the different types of cancer, prostate cancer is the most common among men. Cancer Treatment Centers of America®, Labcorp®, and National Football League Alumni Association are collaborating to educate people and increase access to screenings as a way of creating more awareness. LabCorp has been giving men aged 40 and above chance for free Prostate Specific Antigen screening as from September 1st all the way to October 15th. This platform is available for those who meet the eligibility requirements and sign up afterward. It is mandatory for the screening to be taken within six months of the sign-up date.
People Prone to Getting Prostate Cancer
The health experts state that individuals who got a family history of prostate cancer and those with African- American race suffer a high likelihood of getting prostate cancer. Experts, therefore, recommend that those who are viewed as the high risk to get screened at the beginning of age forty. There being one out of seven males with prostate cancer, the American Cancer Society states there will be an addition of 161,360 new cases of prostate cancer in 2017.
Sean Cavanaugh, managing director of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, states that screening is the first step against prostate cancer. He further indicates that it’s their pleasure at CTCA to work with LabCorp and NFLA in raising the awareness on the vitality of screening.
An Overview of Cancer Treatment Centers of America
CTCA® is a national setup of five hospitals that are devoted helping adults who are fighting cancer. The company has its headquarters at Boca Raton, Fla. It helps patients from around the world at its branches in Phoenix, Atlanta, Chicago, Tulsa, and Philadelphia. CTCA offers a diversified approach that combines advancement in precision cancer treatment, chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, genomic testing, and immunotherapy. The services at CTCA ensure that they help the patients both emotionally and physically while managing side effects during and after treatment.
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