Oct 5, 2015 | By: Lakeland News

Community Spotlight: Essentia Health Lung Cancer Screening

Have you ever wondered what the inside of your lungs look like? Well Essentia Health has set up a giant inflatable lung to encourage the community to go get their lungs screened for cancer..

Lung cancer is usually caused by heavy use of tobacco and is the number one killer in America. In the Brainerd area seventeen percent of the population continues to use tobacco

You should consider being screened if you have all three risk factors.

Early detection saves lives and It only takes a few days to get your results back.

Lung cancer is usually not found until a person has symptoms. By that time it could be too late.

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