New date for prostate cancer forum at Mercy

A presentation on prostate cancer at Mercy Hospital originally set for Nov. 6 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 20, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

The free forum in the hospital auditorium will address the pros and cons of screening tests for prostate cancer.

Featured speakers Dr. David Streitz and Dr. David King will lead discussions for the evening.

Participants will learn about the benefits and risks associated with current screening tests and learn what questions to ask their doctor.

This event has been designed to meet continuing education requirements for health care professionals.

The forum is free, but registration is required as space is limited. Call 763-236-6060 to register.

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