September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Alaska Institute of Surgical and Medical Specialties is offering free prostate screenings next week beginning Monday, Sept. 16. They are also kicking off the awareness campaign with a rooftop Monday Night Football party, 4-8 p.m.
Why get checked?
If you’re 45 or older or 40 with a family history of prostate cancer
One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is one of the most curable when detected early
Prostate cancer is the second deadliest cancer in American men
Screenings schedule – 188 W. Northern Lights Blvd. (corner of C Street)
Parking garage access is on the Benson side of the building
All screenings take place on the eighth floor on the following schedule: Monday-Friday, 4-7 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
AISMS press release