Hospital offers lung cancer screening

JASPER — Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering a low-dose lung cancer screening from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4.

The cost of the screening is $25. An order from a primary care provider is required prior to the screening, and an appointment time must be scheduled.

Additional screening requirements include being age 55 or older and being a current smoker or someone who has quit smoking within the last 15 years.

Any follow-up appointments or procedures will be billed to insurance. Some insurances cover the cost of the screening.

Anyone not having a current primary care provider may call Memorial Hospital’s Physician Referral Line at 812-996-8470. To schedule an appointment, call 812-996-7327.

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