According to Zero Prostate Cancer, North Carolina ranks 13th in the nation in incidence of prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer is a slow growing cancer that may not show symptoms in its early stages. Regular screening is important to detect the disease before it spreads.

Cone Health Cancer Center is hosting a free prostate cancer screening event on Monday, April 29th from 9 am-1 pm at Cone Health MedCenter for Women at 930 Third St., Greensboro.

The free screening open to men aged 45-69 who have not had a prostate cancer screening within the past year. The screening includes a digital rectal exam and Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test.

Appointments can be made by calling 336-832-0849.