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Forum staff reports, Published October 18 2012

Essentia to offer free prostate screenings

FARGO – Essentia Health will offer free prostate cancer screenings for men ages 50 to 75 who have no previous diagnosis of the disease from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Essentia Health-South University Clinic, 1702 S. University Drive.

Screenings are also available to men over age 40 who have additional risk factors, such as their father having prostate cancer or that they are African-American.

The screening typically takes 10-15 minutes and includes a blood draw, a symptom questionnaire and a rectal exam. To register, call (701) 364-3340.