ALTON — OSF Saint Anthony’s Cancer Center of Excellence is offering a free prostate screening from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the Radiation Oncology Department at OSF Saint Clare’s Hospital, 915 E. 5th St.
The screening includes free PSA blood tests, as well as digital rectal exams by Dr. James Piephoff, board-certified radiation oncologist.
The screening is designed for men age 50 and older who have not been previously screened for prostate cancer. Men at high risk for prostate cancer, including African-American men or men who have a first-degree relative (father, brother or son) diagnosed with prostate cancer at an early age, should begin testing at the age of 45.
Screenings are by appointment and space is limited. To schedule an appointment for a prostate screening, call (618) 465-2264.