New Program Funds Lung Cancer Screenings for Free


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A new program called Genesis Philanthropy is providing free ways for patients to breathe easier - through free lung cancer screenings.

The new program offers free low dose CT scans, which normally can cost around $300. According to experts, scans are the best way to detect and treat lung cancer.


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Federal Programs Related to - Cancer

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Federal Programs Related to - Lung Diseases

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