Fighter Lorenz Larkin appears at Riverside Community Hospital prostate cancer event

Fighter Lorenz Larkin appears at Riverside Community Hospital prostate cancer event

Riverside mixed martial arts fighter Lorenz Larkin spoke to more than 100 people at Riverside Community Hospital‘s recent dinner and lecture on prostate cancer.

The Sept. 20 event, dubbed Taking a Swing Against Prostate Cancer, aimed to share information on the risk factors, warning signs and treatment options for the disease. Hospital physicians, including urologist Dr. Howard Aubert and urologic oncologist Dr. Madhumitha Reddy took part in the event.

Larkin spoke of his experiences in the ring and how he didn’t realize the importance of prostate exams and the warning signs and symptoms. He encouraged men to overcome their anxieties about prostate health, especially when they are 40 and older.

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