September is prostate cancer awareness month. During this month's Your Health Matters, we hear from radiation oncologist at the Cowell Family Cancer Center in Traverse City, Douglas Brown. Also, 7&4's Storm Team chief meteorologist, Mark Watkins sheds light on his own diagnosis and has some advice for other men when it comes to screening.
On Wednesday, September 19th there will be an open house at the Cowell Family Cancer Center at 217 South Madison Avenue from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
The open house will include the multi-disciplinary team at the Cowell Family Cancer Center including nurse navigators and medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and urologists. People will also be able to see the advanced technology being used in prostate cancer treatment including radiation therapy and Brachytherapy.
Mark Watkins will also be on hand to talk about his diagnosis and treatment.
Registration is suggested. To register click here or call: (800) 533-5520.