CindyA Posted August 20, 2013 Share Posted August 20, 2013 Free screenings for lung cancer Sharon, Pa. Sharon Regional Health System is offering free lung- cancer screenings as part of an ongoing community effort to aid in the early detection of lung cancer. To be eligible to participate in the screenings individuals must have a primary-care physician and meet the following criteria: between 55 and 74 years old, smoke at least 30 packs of cigarettes per year, or be a former smoker who quit in the last 15 years and not be under a doctor’s care for a lung condition. Free Lung Cancer Screening sponsored by Sharon Regional’s Cancer Care Center in conjunction with The Great American Smokeout. Date: Saturday, November 17, 2012 Time: 7 a.m. Who: Ages 55-75; Current 30+ pack per year smoker; Former smoker who quit in the last 15 years Location: Sharon Regional Diagnostic and Imaging Center 2435 Garden Way, Hermitage The screening includes a free low-dose CT scan of the lung for detecting cancerous lung tumors early, when they are most treatable. Information on smoking cessation classes will be available. Registration is required. Call 724-983-5518 or 800-346-7997 to schedule your appointment. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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