McLaren awarded grant to provide affordable cancer screenings

McLaren awarded grant to provide affordable cancer screenings

PETOSKEY, Mich. (WPBN / WGTU) – McLaren Northern Michigan is teaming up with the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

McLaren was on 12 programs nationally to receive $ 25,000 grant from the foundation.

Lung cancer screening more affordable to high risk patients.

That includes eliminating the $ 75 out-of-pocket cost for the screening.

"Lung cancer is, by the time you catch it," said Lisa McGovern from the Prevent Cancer Foundation. "So, getting to people is essential, and that's why the work that's being done here at McLaren is being done so well. To try to reach people at a time when they are outcomes will be most favorable. "

November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

McLaren has a checklist on its website.

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