WAUSAU, WI (OnFocus) – Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. Finding it early may make it easier to treat and decrease the risk of death.
Aspirus Cancer Care – Wausau is proud to offer a Lung Cancer Screening Event on Friday, September 9. Screenings will take place between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm for individuals at high-risk for lung cancer such as:
- Current or former smokers (quit in the last 15 years)
- Ages 50-77 (80 for private insurance)
- More than 20 pack years
- No existing symptoms of lung cancer such as coughing blood or unintentional weight loss
During the 20-minute screening appointment, patients and providers will discuss risks and next steps. Patients will then have the option to schedule a CT scan for a later date.
The screening is free, and the CT scan is covered by most insurance plans.
Call 715.847.2000, ext. 52605 for more information and to reserve your spot.
Aspirus Cancer Care – Wausau
215 North 28th Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401
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