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Sunday, 10 February 2019 15:01

Free Screenings at Northside Hospital

Northside Hospital Cancer Institute is offering free community screening on February 21, 2019 from 5:30 to *pm in the Radiation Oncology building.

Northside Hospital Cancer Institute will over for men's risk for developing prostate cancer.  To be eligible, men must be between the ages of 45 and 75 and must not have received a Prostate Specific Antigen Blood test or a prostate cancer diagnosis within the past year.  Men with male relative who has had prostate cancer and men of African descent may have an increased risk of developing prostate cancer.

The event is Feb. 21 from 5:30 to 8 pm in the Radiation Oncology Building at Northside Hospital Cancer Institute's Forsyth location.  Screening will be conducted using PSA blood tests.  Pre-registration is required.  Qualified interpreters are available free of charge upon advanced requests.

The Institute is also offering free skin cancer screenings on March 14th in the Radiation Oncology building at their Forsyth location from 6 to 8 pm.  Pre-registration is required for screening and is open to all adults, 18 years and older.  Medical professionals will provide a brief skin assessment in a private setting, where exposed areas such as the face, arms hands, neck and feet will be examined.  Recommended attire includes shorts and shirt.