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Health news feedPortable emergency room heads to Okla.Born to save her sister?s life, Marissa Ayala graduates from collegeTornado birth: Mom endures labor as twister destroys hospitalDoctors print up a splint for baby's blocked throatDirty dogs: Homes with pooches loaded with bacteriaPost-tornado peril: Victims could face deadly fungal infections
NFL Hall-of-Famer raises awareness about prostate cancerAn NFL Hall-of-Famer and a MultiCare doctor teamed up to encourage men to "Know Your Stats about Prostate Cancer," the second-leading cause of cancer death for American men.
About 50 people listened to NFL Hall-of-Famer Deacon Jones and MultiCare Urologist Dr. Douglas Sutherland speak Wednesday at Hotel Murano in Tacoma.
The 72-year-old Jones credited a PSA test with saving his life. Thanks to the test, he found out he had prostate cancer, which was then treated.
One in every six U.S. men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and African American men are more than twice as likely to die from the disease.
Posted on Oct 27, 2011 in Special Events
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