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Free Prostate Cancer Screening at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

(Englewood, NJ, August 5, 2013) – Englewood Hospital and Medical Center and the National Prostate Cancer Coalition are teaming up once again to host the “Drive Against Prostate Cancer,” a free screening event held at Englewood Hospital on Thursday, September 5, from noon to 8 p.m.

The “Drive Against Prostate Cancer” is the nation’s only mobile prostate cancer testing program designed to promote awareness about the importance of early detection and treatment. Englewood Hospital’s board-certified physicians will provide a free, confidential screening to men ages 40 and older. No insurance or appointments are needed to participate in this event. 

What:             “Drive Against Prostate Cancer” Free Screening Event

Who:               For men ages 40+ who wish to be screened for prostate cancer by

Englewood Hospital’s board-certified physicians

When:             Thursday, September 5, noon to 8pm

Where:            Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

350 Engle Street

Englewood, NJ 07631

How:               Registration is requested. Call 1-866-980-3462.

 
About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.  Its Vascular Fellowship Program has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital’s medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the six-percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned three times by its nursing staff.