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Abstract : Prostate cancer (PCA) is one of the leading causes of death among males in the developed world. One strategy to decrease the risk of this cancer would be through a screening program with a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) assay. To assess the impact of a screening program on PCA in the Sulaimaniyah province, Iraq, and its relationship to some sociodemographic data of the participants. This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted on 300 participants through an online validated questionnaire or direct interview from February 01 to November 30, 2022. The participants' sociodemographic data (age, level of education, marital status, and occupation) and their knowledge of the prostate cancer screening program were collected. The mean age of participants was 55.5±5.8 years, ranging from 49 to >70 years. Most of them were married (61.8%), government employees (58.7%), belonged to the age group of 60-69 years and graduated from University (28.7%). Additionally, most participants (65.3%) had acceptable knowledge related to the PCA screening program, 24.7% had a good level, and the least (10%) had a poor level. Knowledge of the prostate cancer screening program was significantly correlated to age (p=0.02), occupation and marital status (p<0.01). We concluded that most individuals knew fairly about the PCA screening program. Thus, nurses must play a major role in health education programs among people. Thus, early detection programs, regular screening, and lifestyle maintenance decrease the risk of cancer in the community.