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Costa mesas cruisin for a cure auto show continues to advocate for prostate cancer screening


COSTA MESA, Calif. (KABC) — A traditional automotive present in Orange County drew automotive fanatics from throughout Southern California, however the occasion additionally serves a bigger objective for the lads in attendance.

cruise for a curea main one-day charity automotive present showcasing hundreds of distinctive automobiles was created to boost public consciousness of the significance of prostate most cancers screening.

At every occasion, organizers supply free prostate screenings.

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“Everybody must be screened as early as attainable,” stated Rick Brown, a prostate most cancers survivor who attended Saturday’s occasion. “I used to be fortunate, my spouse had me checked yearly and I used to be caught early. However like my very own youngsters, I’m having a tough time getting them to stroll, my two boys are having a tough time getting them to get checked out, and it’s justly one thing you could do.”

September is Prostate Most cancers Consciousness Month. Cruisin’ For A Remedy founder Debbie Baker began the automotive present after her husband was recognized with prostate most cancers.

“They wish to go to automotive reveals and showcase their toys. So if they will carry their toys and all these good vehicles over right here, they’re often pushed in by their wives and so they go in for a free blood take a look at,” she stated.

The auto present places males within the driver’s seat in the case of taking management of their well being, and for some automotive fanatics it has develop into an annual routine.

“That makes it really easy to stroll in right here whereas it takes some time in the event you go to the docs within the Kaiser or wherever to undergo the method however proper right here you simply need to queue and it’s fast and simple and the outcomes come again comparatively rapidly,” stated Michael Nifong.

Costa Mesa’s Don Hoover got here to Saturday’s auto present and obtained his first screening on the request of his physician, who has a prostate most cancers survivor.

“We simply assume we’re wholesome,” Hoover stated. “I really feel nice, however these days you by no means know. So higher secure than sorry.”

Cruisin’ For A Remedy is estimated to have saved numerous lives, with greater than 4,000 males discovering they’d elevated PSA ranges.

For extra info go to Cruisin’ For A Remedy web site.

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Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.