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WellStar offers free lung cancer screening to vets

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WellStar Health System is reaching out to local military veterans to receive lung cancer and respiratory risk screenings during a one-day special event to honor veterans.

Screenings will be conducted at three locations in Cobb and Paulding counties from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, November 12 and are being made available thanks to the generosity of the WellStar Foundation.

Veterans will receive a free respiratory risk assessment to screen for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and sleep disorders in addition to a lung cancer screening evaluation.

Those who meet the criteria for being at risk for lung cancer will be offered a low-dose lung CT scan for $49 (normally $199).

Call 770-956-STAR to schedule the screenings at the Marietta, Acworth or Hiram location listed below. Screening spaces are limited.

  • WellStar Acworth Health Park: 4550 Cobb Parkway
  • WellStar Kennestone Imaging Center: 55 Whitcher Street, Marietta
  • WellStar Paulding Imaging Center: 148 Bill Carruth Parkway, Hiram

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