Man Cave Health & Cancer ABC’s Hosted
Free Men’s Health Fair


Man Cave Health & Cancer ABC’s Hosted
Free Men’s Health Fair

September 28, 2019 – Salem United Methodist Church

Saturday, September 28th was an incredible day in Harlem at Salem United Methodist Church, where Man Cave Health & Cancer ABC’s partnered with many other wonderful organizations to shine a spotlight on the importance of men’s health.  OPKO Health/Bioreference Laboratories provided 302 men with PSA tests at no cost.  BOOM! Health provided 25 free HIV tests and Hep C tests, and well as extensive HIV prevention education materials.  Drs. Reddy & Dovi from The Department of Urology at Mount Sinai Health System spent the day with us answering questions and addressing any concerns people had, and a team of nurses from Mount Sinai provided free blood pressure checks for everyone in attendance.  Dr. Hal Abramson performed free diabetic foot check-ups.  Wendy Liebowitz, MPh, PhD performed depression, anxiety and substance abuse screenings.

Ray Mercer, 1988 Olympic Gold Medal Boxer & former heavyweight contender and Tony Richardson, former Fullback for the Jets greeted the crowd and signed autographs.

There were six education sessions with Q & A open to the community:

Healthy Eating with a Plant-Based Diet – Stephanie Rort, RD, CDN Oncology Nutritionist
Colon Cancer in the African American Community – Joan Culpepper-Morgan, MD Chief of Gastroenterology, Harlem Hospital
Anxiety & Your Health – How to Reduce Your Anxiety – Wendy Liebowitz, MPh, PhD
Brother to Brother Prostate Cancer Support Group  – Paul Covington, founder
Latest & Greatest in Prostate Cancer Treatment for African American Men – Lewis Kampel, MD The Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care & Prevention
You & Your Medical Team – Getting the Best Care  – Joel T Nowak, MA, MSW Cancer ABC’s

Between each of these sessions, Harlem-based fashion designers showcased their latest designs in shows produced by Daryl Miles.  The designers were:  Larry Underwood, Evetta Petty, Jewell Shannon, Michael Leon, Christian Ruart, John Ashford, Harlem Underground, and Franklin Rowe.

And we are grateful to our sponsors, whose generous support made this event a huge success!

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