Regional West Encourages Screenings in Recognizing Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., – Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is in full effect and Regional West Cancer Services wants men to know that getting screened could save their life.

All September, panhandle residents and Americans nationwide have been encouraged to “light it blue.” Blue is the color associated with prostate cancer awareness.

One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Establishing a routine schedule for prostate cancer screening is the best way to detect prostate cancer in its earliest stages—giving you the greatest chance of successful treatment.

To learn more about prostate cancer prevention and treatment options, call Regional West Cancer Treatment Center at 308-630-1348.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and one of three Level II Trauma Centers in the state. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 in-network providers, and 2,000 employees, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.