We were joined in the studio by Dr. Rob Headrick, a Thoracic Surgeon with CHI Memorial to talk about the Breathe Easy Lung Screening Bus. The B
We were joined in the studio by Dr. Rob Headrick, a Thoracic Surgeon with CHI Memorial to talk about the Breathe Easy Lung Screening Bus.
The Breathe Easy Bus will be in Cleveland this Friday, November 10 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Call 423-495-LUNG to learn more.
CHI Memorial’s Breathe Easy mobile lung CT coach allows us to take low-dose CT lung screening out into our communities and reach people who may not have access or the opportunity to get this scan otherwise. The primary purpose of a lung screening is to look at the lungs for any nodules, masses, or lung cancer. Our screening also captures an image of the heart to calculate a cardiac calcium score which can help people understand their risk for heart disease or heart attack. In addition, the image typically includes a majority of the chest cavity, so a number of incidental findings have been identified during this screening as well (i.e gallstones, thyroid masses, etc).
When lung cancer is detected at an early stage, there is a significant increase of survival. Please call us at (423) 495-5864 if you have any questions.