Campy Russell to Participate in Cleveland Clinic’s Men’s Minority Health Fair

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CLEVELAND, Apr. 11th - The Cleveland Cavaliers consider health and wellness as one of our main community outreach focus areas. On Thursday, April 19th the Cleveland Clinic will host their annual Minority Men's Health Fair from 5:00-8:00pm. This free health fair will be held to address healthcare disparity issues associated with minority men.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men and is two times more prevalent in minority men, particularly African-American men, who are also twice as likely to die from this disease. The event will provide the community with access to a variety of information and services including screenings for prostate cancer, glaucoma, diabetes & hypertension.

Cavaliers Legend Campy Russell, Browns alumnus Reggie Rucker and Browns linebacker Andre Davis will be in attendance.

WHAT: 5th Annual Cleveland Clinic Men's Minority Health Fair

WHEN: Thursday, April 19th, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Crile Building Lobby (Cleveland Clinic Main Campus) Euclid Avenue & E. 100th Street, FREE Parking at E. 100th Street

DETAILS: Free Preventative Screenings: prostate cancer, diabetes, cholesterol, glaucoma, blood pressure, oral cancer, bone density, sickle cell, skin cancer, lung health, dental screening, stess/depression, heart disease, HIV, body mass index (BMI), kidney function (GFR), hepatitis C.

For more information call (216) 444-6400, visit Visit the Cleveland Clinic Website

Click here for the 2006-2007 Minority Men's Health Clinic Flyer.