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Hampton highlights prostate health event

Published: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 6:57 a.m. CDT

NEW LENOX, Ill. — Silver Cross Hospital, The American Urological Association (AUA) Foundation and the National Football League (NFL) are hosting a free men’s prostate health event.

Men (and women) 40 or older are invited to attend this prostate health awareness event.

Former Chicago Bears player Dan Hampton and Dr. Thai Nguyen, urologist and medical director of the Robotic Surgery Program at Silver Cross , will share important information about prostate cancer that could help save lives.

Following the program, Dan Hampton will be available for 45 minutes to sign memorabilia and pose for photos.  Please bring cameras.

There will also be a door prize drawing for a signed Dan Hampton Throwback No. 99 Jersey and Chicago Bears tailgating package. 

And, men can also sign-up for a free prostate cancer screening held at the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital. Screenings will be performed by physicians from Advanced Urology Associates.

Individuals who register to attend at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) before Jan. 20 will be entered in a drawing to win 2 Chicago Bears tickets to a 2013 season game. 

All winners must be present on Jan. 22 to receive prizes.

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