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Upcoming Seminars at The George Washington University Hospital

Hip and Knee Replacement: What You Need to Know

  • Friday, April 24; 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Join us to learn about hip and knee replacement. Get answers to commonly asked questions, learn about the latest technologies and advances, discuss how to prepare for surgery to optimize recovery and learn what to expect after surgery.

Give a Second Chance at Life: Become a Living Kidney Donor

  • Monday, April 27; 6 – 7:30 p.m.

April is Donate Life month. Learn how you can give a second chance at life by becoming a living kidney donor. The GW Transplant Institute team will provide you with the information you need to make an informed choice about becoming a donor. Join us to learn more about the process and how to get started.

Innovative Treatments for Shoulder Pain

  • Tuesday, May 12; 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Whether shoulder pain is a result of an old sports injury, rotator cuff tear, or osteoarthritis, you've been dealing with it long enough. With the help of new shoulder reconstruction techniques, accelerated rehabilitation and advanced pain management, the outcome of shoulder replacement surgery has improved dramatically. Learn how shoulder replacement surgery can speed recovery time, reduce pain and improve your quality of life.

Preventing Stroke and Recognizing the Symptoms

  • Thursday, May 14; 2 – 3:30 p.m.

May is Stroke Awareness Month. During a stroke, minutes matter. A stroke can drastically affect your quality of life and can sometimes lead to fatal consequences. Learn what you can do to help prevent stroke as well as how to recognize the signs of a stroke. 

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Free Prostate Cancer

Free Prostate Exams
Men between the ages of 40 and 70, without a history of prostate cancer, can get a FREE prostate cancer screening, including a digital rectal exam and Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test.

Date and Time: Offered the THIRD Friday of every month from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. by appointment.
Location: MFA Ambulatory Care Center, 22nd and I Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20037
One block from the Foggy Bottom Metro (Blue and Orange Lines)

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To schedule an appointment for a FREE prostate cancer screening, call 202-741-3106.

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