Methodist Hospitals is offering Prostate Screenings in September - September 9, 2018

Courtesy of The 411 News

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer awareness month is about being aware and informed.

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men in the U.S. One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and their outcomes are best when treated early. When diagnosed early the five year survival rate is almost 100 percent. For this reason Methodist Hospitals is offering free prostate screenings on the following dates and locations as listed below:

Monday, September 17, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Midlake Campus
2269 W. 25th Avenue, Gary, IN

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Southlake Campus, Pavilion B
200 E. 89th. Avenue, Merrillville, IN

Screenings are for men ages 40 to 70, not currently under the care of a urologist, whose last PSA test was performed more than 6 months ago. To register call 1-888-909-3627 or visit and click on event registration.

About Methodist Hospitals
Methodist Hospitals is a community-based, not-for-profit health system with two full-service acute care facilities in Gary and Merrillville, Indiana, that has been leading the way to better health for residents of Northwest Indiana for almost 100 years.

Methodist Hospitals offers a number of award-winning programs, including its Neuroscience, Oncology, Heart and Vascular Institutes and Breast Care Center. Its range of services also includes Women & Children’s Services, Bariatric Surgery services, Emergency & Trauma services, Immediate Care Centers, an Orthopedic & Spine Care Center, Sports medicine, comprehensive Rehabilitation services, Behavioral Health and Home Health Services.

It has earned Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation. Methodist’s Northlake Campus is a Verified Level III Trauma Center.