On the last day of September, a group of doctors, golfers and self-described duffers turned out in impressive numbers at Audubon Park Golf Course for a round of play with serious implications – battling prostate cancer.
The inaugural Tulane Urology Golf Tournament was launched in conjunction with National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month to raise funds for research and remind men that early diagnosis is crucial.
Treatment tested at Tulane Urology helps those with recurring prostate cancer - | WWLTV |
Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in men, taking the lives of 30,000 men in the U.S. each year, according to the American Cancer Society. Caught early, before it spreads, it is very curable.
Dr. Benjamin Lee is the principal investigator at Tulane for brand new technology being tested in New Orleans and at 14 other sites in the country. It's for men whose prostate cancer has come back and who had external beam radiation the first time around. |LINK TO STORY INCLUDING VIDEO AND TEXT|