The National Football League Alumni Association (NFLA), Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) and LabCorp are coming together to provide education on the most common cancer in Men. They are also working to increase access to screenings for prostate cancer. Between September 1st through October 15th 2,000 men who met eligibility requirements were able to receive free prostate screenings by LabCorp. After the 2,000 men were met, they were still able to sign up for a discount prostate screenings of $25.
The American Cancer Society estimates 161,360 people in 2017 will be diagnosed prostate cancer, that is one in seven men. High risk people such as those with a family history and African-American men should start screening at the age 40 according to experts.
With September being Prostate Cancer Awareness month, public service announcements will air all month with several legendary former NFL head coaches to raise awareness of prostate cancer risks and encourage men to get screened.
Campaign events were also be held with the Cancer Center Treatment Centers of America hospitals in Atlanta, Chicago, Phoenix, Tulsa.
Cancer treatment Centers of America was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. They have five network hospitals that serve adult patients with cancer. Cancer treatment Centers of America uses many different ways to treat cancer.
Cancer Treatment Center of America is also accredited by several organizations including Five Star quality ratings by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and more.
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