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UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc. Sponsors Doctors Care Record-breaking Drive Against Prostate Cancer
Date:11/12/2007

COLUMBIA, S.C., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- What does a thirty-nine foot Airstream Land Yacht have to do with reducing death from prostate cancer? For more than 800 midlands' men last month, it was a quick and easy way to assess their risk for the disease.

The Drive Against Prostate Cancer is the only national mobile screening and education program for prostate cancer. Doctors Care and WIS-TV sponsored The Drive in the midlands and exceeded all expectations by breaking the national daily screening record of 375 with 458 screenings. Over the two days of the event, Doctors Care completed 808 screenings.

According to Dr. Michael Stout, UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc. President and CEO, "More men die from prostate cancer than any other cancer with the exception of lung cancer. Doctors Care was pleased to bring The Drive Against Prostate Cancer to the midlands in partnership with WIS-TV. Every man over 50 should have an annual screening."

Additional Information:

Doctors Care is a division of UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc. UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc. ("UCI") is a Delaware corporation incorporated on August 25, 1982. Operating through its wholly-owned subsidiary, UCI Medical Affiliates of South Carolina, Inc. ("UCI-SC"), UCI provides non-medical management and administrative services for a network of 59 freestanding medical centers, 58 of which are located throughout South Carolina and one is located in Knoxville, Tennessee (37 operating as Doctors Care in South Carolina, one as Doctors Care in Knoxville, Tennessee, 18 as Progressive Physical Therapy Services in South Carolina, one as Luberoff Pediatrics in South Carolina, one as Carolina Orthopedic & Sports Medicine in South Carolina, and one as Doctors Wellness Center).

For Information Contact:

Jerry F. Wells, Jr., CPA

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc.

4416 Forest Drive, 2nd Floor

Columbia, South Carolina 29206

803-782-4278, ext. 128

Jerry.wells@DoctorsCare.com


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