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

Programs that support the prevention, treatment and cure of neoplasms, abnormal formations of tissue, such as a tumor or growth, which serve no useful function, but grow at the expense of the healthy organism.

Bladder Cancer; Bone Cancer; Brain Cancer; Brain Neoplasms; Brain Tumors; Burkitt's Lymphoma; Cancer; Kaposi Sarcoma; Liver Cancer; Lung
Cancer; Melanoma; Paget's Disease; Prostate Cancer; Renal Cancer; Sarcoma; Stomach Cancer; Testicular Cancer

Federal Programs Related to - Lung Diseases

Programs that support the prevention, treatment and cure of diseases and conditions of the lungs, the two cone-shaped spongy organs of respiration contained within the pleural cavity of the thorax.

Acute Respiratory Distress; Adult Respiratory Distress; ARDS; Asbestosis; Black Lung Disease; Emphysema; Pneumonia; Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

    Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.



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