Source: NorthFulton.com

Northside Hospital offers free prostate cancer screenings

by Staff Reports

March 04, 2014

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – To help raise awareness of prostate cancer, Northside Hospital’s Cancer Institute is offering free prostate cancer screenings to the community.

Registration is required for the screenings, which will be offered at the Northside/Alpharetta Medical Campus at 3400 Old Milton Parkway, Building C, Suite 100 from 6 to 8 p.m. on March 6.

To register, call 404-845-5555 and press “0.”

Health care professionals will screen adult men for symptoms of prostate cancer and offer prostate-specific antigen blood tests and rectal exams at no charge.

Uninsured men, ages 40-75, who have never been diagnosed with prostate cancer and haven’t had a prostate exam within the past year, are eligible to participate.

Spanish interpreters will be available during the screenings.

Northside Hospital treats more cases of prostate cancer than any other Georgia hospital and leads in groundbreaking procedures for better outcomes and less invasive treatments for the disease.