Affordable prostate screenings come to Prescott this weekend

Prostate On-Site Project (POP) will conduct affordable prostate cancer screenings for men 40 and older in downtown Prescott from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15 and 16.

This medical mobile service will be parked at 201 S. Montezuma St., at the corner of Goodwin and Montezuma.

Screenings include a prostate-specific antigen test, non-fasting blood test, digital rectal exam, testicular exam and physician consultation by a board-certified urologist. They’re recommended for men 40 and older, or 35 if a history of prostate cancer runs in the family.

POP accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Health Net, UnitedHealthCare. Specialist co-pay fees may apply. Medicare is not covered.

Screenings are free to Yavapai Combined Trust and state-benefit eligible employees and spouses. For those without insurance, the cost of a screening is $81.

Appointments are required and space is limited, so sign up early. Call 480-964-3013 or 800-828-6139 to make an appointment.

Information from Prostate On-Site Project.