Prostate Screening Awareness

  • Prostate screening controversy

    Wednesday, May 23 at 9:01 AM

    EAST PEORIA, Ill -- Cancer patient says federal study findings should not be a one size fits all recommendation.

  • State of the art

    Central Illinois cancer patients now have a second location to access one of the world's most advanced cancer treatment systems.

  • Free Prostate Cancer Screenings

    Prostate Cancer is the most common type of cancer among American men. Prostate Cancer Awareness week is coming up and to help raise awareness the Peoria City/County Health Department has a free PSA screening for men.

  • Debating PSA Testing for Prostate Cancer

    One in six men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. But there's an even big question about whether healthy men should get PSA tests to screen for it.

  • Do PSA Tests Give Accurate Diagnoses?

    One in six men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. But there's an even big question today on whether healthy men should get PSA tests to screen for it.

  • FDA Approves Prostate Cancer Drug

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to fight the prostate cancer.

  • Additional Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer Shown

    Doctors have - for years -recommended men get a prostate cancer screening after the age of fifty. Researchers have known for years that some men are more likely to develop prostate cancer than others.

  • Former Mayor Gets Treatment

    "Ten Years ago, I think I knew two people who had prostate cancer," said former East Peoria Mayor Dick Dotson. "Now, I think a couple name a couple of dozen.

  • Prostate Screenings

    Starting Monday, free prostate cancer screenings are being offered in Peoria and Pekin. Methodist Medical Center and Midwest Urological Group are offering the screenings.

  • Lee Ranson's Progress

    News 25 has been keeping you informed about the dangers of prostate cancer and how it's treated. News 25's Lee Ranson has been undergoing radiation treatment for his cancer.