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Each month, Northside offers screenings, webinars and events to help keep you and your family physically and emotionally healthy. Please scroll below to find some of our upcoming healthy happenings. 

September 7 & 28: Prostate cancer screenings in Lawrenceville and Atlanta

Northside is offering two community prostate cancer screenings, at no cost, to measure men’s risk for developing the disease. The screenings will take place:

Thursday, Sept. 7, 5:30-8 p.m.
Northside Hospital Cancer Support Center - Gwinnett
631 Professional Drive, Suite 210
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Thursday, Sept. 28, 5:30-8 p.m.
Northside Hospital Cancer Institute Radiation Oncology - Atlanta
1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood tests will be available to men between 45 and 75, who have never had prostate cancer or a PSA blood test in the last 12 months. Interpreters will be available free of charge. COVID-19 safety measures will be practiced according to CDC guidelines. Pre-registration is required. To schedule an appointment or for information about other upcoming cancer screenings, call 404-531-4444. More information is available here.

Learn more about prostate cancer care at Northside. 

quit smoking tobacco cessationSeptember 12: Built To Quit smoking and tobacco cessation course

Beginning Sept. 12, Northside Hospital Cancer Institute will host a six-week Built to Quit course, offering the American Lung Association Freedom From Smoking® program, which helps participants learn the hazards of smoking and using tobacco products, the benefits of quitting, and strategies and skills to cope with urges. 

The course is led by an American Lung Association-certified facilitator and includes Northside Hospital behavioral therapists, nutritionists and respiratory therapists who will provide support and guidance. Participants receive nicotine replacement therapy (if qualified) and a hard copy curriculum with a meditation CD. Classes are conducted in a group setting, with interaction that allows participants to learn from each other’s experiences. 

Classes are usually available at Northside Hospital campuses in Atlanta, Canton, Cumming and Lawrenceville. Online classes are also available. 

Register online, or for more information, call 404-780-7653 or email [email protected]

September 18: Miracle Babies Golf & Tennis Tournament

The Northside Hospital Foundation will host the annual Miracle Babies Golf & Tennis Tournament on Monday, Sept. 18, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The event will take place at The Standard Club, 6230 Abbotts Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA 30097. 

Money raised from this annual event helps fund Miracle Babies at Northside Hospital, a program that provides transportation support and resources to families while their babies are in the neonatal intensive care nursery. Learn more.

September 23: Brain Tumor Symposium

Northside Hospital Cancer Institute invites you to join our faculty of national leaders for an update on brain tumor management. The one-day symposium will take place on Saturday, Sept. 23 at The Grand Hyatt Buckhead, 3300 Peachtree Dunwoody Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30305.

Latest advancements in surgical, radiation and systemic treatments will be highlighted. Dr. James Robinson serves as activity director. Learn more and register.

Ongoing: Wellness Wednesdays (virtual)

Join Northside Hospital experts for a weekly "virtual" presentation of timely health information. Presentations take place over Zoom. There is no cost to participate. All presentations begin at noon and last approximately one hour. 

Wednesday, Sept. 13
Cardiac Testing
Dr. Santhi Adigopula, cardiology
Join the meeting at:

Wednesday, Sept. 20
Mammography: Breast Cancer Awareness
Karl Sadler, radiology
Join the meeting at: 

Wednesday, Sept. 20
Osteoporosis Considerations in Weight Management
Dr. Sujata Gill, bariatric surgery
Join the meeting at:
Meeting ID: 893 6337 9867; Passcode: 840315

Wednesday, Sept. 27
Ovarian Cancer Awareness
Dr. Michelle Glasgow, gynecologic oncology
Join the meeting at:

Ongoing: Maternity Classes

From childbirth and breastfeeding to baby essentials, grandparenting and more, Northside offers a variety of in-person classes, eBooks and online learning to help you feel confident in preparing for your birth and caring for your newborn.

Click here to learn more, or call 404-845-5555. 

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