Northside 101: Prostate Cancer (Pt. 2)

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide. Being aware of the risk factors is crucial. Early detection can make a significant difference in prostate cancer outcomes.

In part two of this series, Dr. Crain Garrot discusses risk factors and screening methods available for prostate cancer, including the PSA test and emerging technologies. 

If diagnosed with prostate cancer, understanding your treatment options is vital. Dr. Garrot also discusses traditional approaches like surgery and radiation therapy to newer developments in immunotherapy and targeted therapies. 

Northside 101 is a series where Northside Hospital experts break down complex medical terms and procedures. 

Learn more about prostate cancer care at Northside. 

Watch Part One here.


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Dr. Crain Garrot

Specialties: Hematology, Oncology

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Dr. Garrot is board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine. He sees patients at Georgia Cancer Specialists in Canton and Marietta.

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