UAE insurer offers free prostate cancer tests

September 18th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS  

Abu Dhabi, Sep 18 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) national health insurance company Daman has offered free prostate cancer screening for all its male customers above 45.The new plan came into effect Wednesday, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.

The screening includes clinical exam, rectal sonogram and the prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test, which can be done once a year and is available in all the nominated healthcare providers in Daman’s network.

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