One man dies of prostate cancer every 15 minutes in the United States. Despite this, research into the disease in 1996 received $71 million, compared to $337 million spent on breast cancer research, according to National Men's Health Foundation statistics.

Dr. Steven Gange, urologist, and Pioneer Valley Hospital are providing prostate screenings at a nominal cost for men Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 3336 S. Pioneer Parkway at the Pioneer Valley Center for Family Medicine. To schedule an appointment, call 963-4001.