Cancer Treatment Centers in America Global, Inc. (CTCA) which has its headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida, with an international reputation for treating patients. Five hospitals in Tulsa, Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and comprise the CTCA national network. Cancer Treatment Centers in America has advertized heart-wrenching commercials of their patients who hope to have their cancers cured.
CTCA promotes Genomic Testing, which produces a Genomic Prostate Score, that predicts the possibility of prostate cancer using genetic analysis of its patients. CTCA is said to use an integrated approach providing genetic testing along with surgery, immunotherapy, chemotherapy, use emotional counseling techniques and holistic nursing practices. CTCA thus treats the whole person using a patient-centered approach.
One of CTCA specialties is the treatment of prostate cancer. CTCA has participated in a national outreach awareness program along with LabCorp®, and the National Football League Alumni Association to inform men, from the age 40 and older of the value of prostate cancer screenings who meet .screening requirements. These men will receive, for free, free Prostate Specific Antigen screening test.
(PSA) given by LabCorp., which is located at different locations (1,750) across the United States. Following the initial screening, the PSA will be offered for $25.00, a discounted price, within six months after a man applies to be screened. Research has reported that African American men have a 70% risk of contracting prostate cancer, with a rate of 1 out of 7 of the male population, which represents, which represents an additional 161,360 prostate cancer diagnoses in 2017 alone. The other risk factors include family history.
.There are urinary symptoms of prostate cancer which include,:
1. Loss of bladder control
2. More frequent urges to urinate at night
3. Burning or pain during urination
4. Blood in urine (hematuria)
5. Difficulty urinating, or trouble starting and stopping while urinating
6. Decreased flow or velocity of urine stream
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