LITTLE ROCK – Free prostate screenings will be held by appointment from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Sept. 21 on the sixth floor of the
The screenings are for men ages 50-75 or African-American men and those with a family history of prostate cancer who are ages 40-75.
To make an appointment for a screening, call (501) 296-1508 from 10 a.m. to noon, starting Sept. 12.
Parking is available for a nominal fee in the
The UAMS prostate screenings provide participants an opportunity to be involved in research for the prevention of prostate cancer. The knowledge gained from this research may improve prostate cancer outcomes.
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UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a northwest Arkansas regional campus; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,021 students, 789 medical residents and two dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS regional centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.