Pennsylvania Hospital offers FREE prostate screening

September 23, 2009

Philadelphia Tribune

John Knox wants other men to recognize the importance of seeking medical care.

Knox is currently recovering from a recent surgery in which a cancerous mass was removed from his prostate. As a man in his 50s, Knox was accustomed to being routinely screened for prostate cancer by receiving a prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test and rectal exam.

When Knox’s latest PSA test came back abnormal, his doctor requested a biopsy that revealed that he had prostate cancer. He was referred to specialists at Pennsylvania Hospital, where he underwent surgery on Aug. 27... Read More