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HCC recognizes Prostate Cancer Awareness Month with forum


Weldon - Halifax Community College recognized the month of September as Prostate Cancer Awareness month by holding an informational forum, Sept. 17. Rev. Thomas L. Walker, along with a Rural Health Group representative, presented information about prostate cancer and took questions after the presentation. Funding for prostate testing is available through the Rural Health Group for those eligible.


Walker is a 15-year prostate cancer survivor and is pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Rocky Mount. He is also a gospel recording artist and the author of “Brother to Brother: You Don’t Have to Die With Prostate Cancer.”


Rev. Thomas L. Walker, left, pictured with HCC President, Dr. Ervin V. Griffin, Sr.