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Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia and NewsTalk 750 WSB Team Up to Promote Prostate Proactivity
Date:1/19/2009

Metro Atlanta men will have the opportunity to receive a free prostate cancer screening and educational information on Monday 1/19 through Sunday 1/25 at select locations throughout the city. Aimed at providing Atlanta residents with information about prostate health, the Prostate Proactivity Campaign is an educational outreach effort by Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG) and NewsTalk 750 WSB.

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 19, 2009 -- For one week in January, metro Atlanta men will have the opportunity to receive a free and potentially life-saving prostate cancer screening through the Prostate Proactivity Campaign, an educational outreach effort by Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG) and NewsTalk 750 WSB.

The Prostate Proactivity Campaign aims to provide Atlantans with information pertaining to prostate health. According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, and one in six men will be diagnosed with the disease during his lifetime. However, with early detection and proper prostate cancer treatment the cure rate is nearly 100 percent.

"Prostate cancer can be cured if properly treated. And the earlier the diagnosis, the better the long-term chance of cure. This is why it is worth being knowledgeable about, and tested regularly, for this disease. Keep in mind that prostate cancer is typically slow growing, so men who are diagnosed have the time to learn about the treatment methods that lead to cure," said Dr. Frank Critz, medical director and director of prostate cancer research at RCOG.

Prostate cancer is detected through a simple blood test known as a PSA test, which determines the level of prostate-specific antigen in the body. Men 50 y
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