Cancer Screenings at Saint Joseph's

Colon Screenings: For more information about our colon screenings, or to schedule an appointment, please call our Nurse Navigator at 678-843-5533.

  • For appointments or more information, please call our Nurse Navigator at 678-843-5175 or e-mail us at canscreen@sjha.org.

  • Skin cancer screening - education about and discussion of risk factors, head-to–toe skin examination - $20 (also available for churches and businesses onsite)
  • Prostate cancer screening - education about and discussion of risk factors, digital rectal exam and PSA blood test for men over 50 - $20 (also available for churches, businesses at their site)
  • Breast cancer screening - education about and discussion of risk factors, education/ demonstration of Breast Self Exam for women over 21 - $20 (also available for churches, businesses at their site)
  • Genetic Counseling and Testing - education about and discussion of risk factors, family history and pedigree development for Breast. Ovarian, Colon and Melanoma - fee varies depending on testing and time
  • CT Lung Cancer Screenings - Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths for men and women in the United States. Often with no symptoms, most lung cancer is discovered after it is well advanced. Saint Joseph’s Hospital now offers spiral slice CT scans to detect early stage lung cancer. Performed in our Outpatient Imaging Center (OPIC), the scan is quick, painless and requires no contrast dyes.  The cost is $325.00 cash, check, credit card (not covered by insurance). If you are concerned about lung cancer risk, please call 678-843-5175, or email canscreen@sjha.org for an appointment. Click here for frequently asked questions about the CT lung cancer screening process.

More about CanScreen
Saint Joseph's is the first hospital in Georgia to provide CanScreen, one of the nation's premier comprehensive cancer screening and early detection programs.

  • Conducted by an oncology nurse clinician, Canscreen combines a screening examination with a personal health history to define an individual’s risks and provide a unique plan of care.  Following assessment, patients are taught prevention techniques. 
  • PSA and DRE available for men. 
  • Pelvic exam and Pap test available for women.  
  • Also available:  hemoglobin, hemoccult and urine check.
  • Offered at Saint Joseph’s Centre for Cancer Care and Research. 
  • Available upon request in community and in corporate settings. Off-site exams  include breast, prostate and skin cancer screenings. Results are given to the individual.
  • CanScreen can assist with physician referrals to Saint Joseph’s.  

For more information about the CanScreen program, call 678- 843-5175.

For more information about Saint Joseph's Center for Cancer Care and Research, call 678-843-7118.