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Free prostate cancer tests in Roosevelt

The Roosevelt Public Library, at 27 W. Fulton

The Roosevelt Public Library, at 27 W. Fulton Ave. in Roosevelt. (Dec. 1, 2011) (Credit: J.C. Cherubini)

State Sen. Charles J. Fuschillo Jr. (R-Merrick), in conjunction with South Nassau Communities Hospital, will sponsor a free prostate cancer screening event Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Roosevelt Library, 27 W. Fulton Ave., Roosevelt.

The program is open to all Nassau County men with or without health insurance. Screenings will include a prostate-specific antigen blood test.

Patients will be required to show photo ID listing an address at the time of the screening. Men who have a primary care physician should bring that physician’s name and contact information so the doctor can be notified of exam results. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins will be accepted.

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Appointments are scheduled on first-come, first-served basis.

For more information or to make an appointment, call Fuschillo’s office at 516-882-0630.

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