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Special lung cancer screening offered at Infirmary Cancer Care

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Infirmary Health has a special lung cancer screening that can save lives. It's called a low-dose CT screening. Dr. Robert Gilbert from Infirmary Cancer Care is also going to explain how radio surgery can treat lung tumors and who should be getting screened.  

Infirmary Cancer Care
251-435-CARE (2273)
infirmarycanercare.org
Cancer Centers at Mobile Infirmary and Thomas Hospital

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

  • Lung Cancer Screening: Low Dose CT Scan (LDCT) - flyer attached in email.
    • “If diagnosed at stage 1, there is an 88% survival rate at 10 years” - American Cancer Society Facts and Figures 2013
    • Talk to your doctor about screening for lung cancer and if you qualify, it could save your life.
    • LDCT available at the following Infirmary Health locations:
      • Mobile Infirmary
      • Infirmary 65
      • Diagnostic & Medical Clinic – West Mobile
      • Thomas Hospital
      • Thomas Medical Center – Daphne
      • North Baldwin Infirmary
  • Lung Cancer Treatment: Infirmary Cancer Care’s Radiosurgery Program
    • Nonsurgical and highly precise treatment for lung tumors that are not appropriate for traditional surgery.
    • Radiosurgery available at the following Infirmary Cancer Care locations:
      • Mobile Infirmary
      • Thomas Hospital

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