Get Free Cancer Screenings at Northside Hospital-Cherokee
Residents can register this month to be screened for melanoma and prostate cancer for free!
Northside Hospital-Cherokee will host two free cancer screening sessions in April, and residents can register for the screening starting on Monday.
Screenings for both will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the hospital's location in Canton.
Screenings are free and Cherokee residents can register by calling (404) 845-5555. When prompted, press 0 to continue the registration process.
Appointments are expected to made quickly, so residents should call as soon as registration opens in order to ensure getting registered.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) predicts that 2,000 cases of melanoma, the most dangerous skin cancer, will be diagnosed in Georgia alone in 2013. Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of the disease.
Apart from skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most-diagnosed cancer found in men and the NCI predicts that 6,500 Georgia men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year.
All cancer screenings will be performed by physicians and licensed medical staff, and qualified Spanish interpreters will be provided free of charge for those requiring their services.
To learn more about skin cancer and latest treatment options, visit www.northside.com.