Prostate On-Site Project, “POP”, to hold prostate cancer screenings in Clifton

Contributed Photo: The Prostate On-Site Project will be in Clifton on Tuesday, Aug. 18.

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Get tough! Get checked! Get going!

CLIFTON – Prostate On-Site Project, a medical mobile service, will be providing affordable prostate cancer screenings in Clifton on Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 6 – 9 a.m. to men 40 years and older or younger if a history of prostate cancer runs in the family.

What you should know: Prostate cancer frequently presents itself without any signs or symptoms. One in six men will develop the disease in their lifetime. If detected early, the course of treatment is less evasive and survival is nearly 100 percent possible.

What: Prostate cancer screenings –Limited space – sign up early
PSA (prostate-specific antigen) a non-fasting blood test, DRE (digital rectal exam), testicular exam and physician consultation by a board-certified urologist

When: Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 6 – 9 a.m.
(Times may be extended, or shortened as needed due to participation)

Where: Greenlee County Airport 602 Airport Road Clifton, AZ 85533

Insurance: We accept AETNA/ Blue Cross Blue Shield/Cigna/Health Net/United HealthCare

(Specialist co-pay fees may apply) – Medicare is not covered. *Special rates apply to Trust & State Employees*

Cost: No Insurance? – Only $81 per screening

Who should participate?

  • All men 40 years of age or older should have an annual screening.
  • Men with a family history of prostate cancer and African-American men should have a DRE and PSA test annually starting at age 35.

Appointments are required, call 480-964-3013 or 1-800-828-6139 to make an appointment.