September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
What’s your reason for getting screened for prostate cancer?
Gary Degen’s reason … family and football. Maybe you saw Degen’s story in the news or on Fox Sports/NFL Films He won a trip to this year’s Super Bowl. But his is no ordinary story of a football fan winning a dream contest to attend the Super Bowl. Read Degen’s story about beating the odds and being a prostate cancer survivor.
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Information and support
Most men diagnosed with prostate cancer won’t die from it, but it can be a serious and fatal disease. Prostate cancer grows in the prostate gland, which is a small structure in the male reproductive system that surrounds the urethra. To learn more about the development of this disease and treatment options, watch these videos featuring Norton Cancer Institute radiation
oncologist Aaron Spalding, M.D., Ph.D.
If you have had prostate cancer or are currently in treatment, we offer a Prostate Cancer Support Group to discuss experiences and offer support. The group meets on the second Monday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Norton Cancer Institute Resource Center in Medical Towers South, Suite 164, 234 E. Gray S., in downtown Louisville. Call (502) 629-5500 to register.
Research and clinical trials
Norton Cancer Institute offers patients the opportunity to participate in innovative National Cancer Institute and industry-sponsored clinical research studies. Find out more about available clinical trials or email us.
We are available to answer any questions you may have about prostate cancer. Email us and you will receive a response within 48 hours (exceptions may include weekends and holidays).
Norton Cancer Institute Resource Center
Medical Towers South, Suite 164
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 629-5500 | Toll-free: (800) 555-6772