(Jefferson County) November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and Mercy Hospital wants to remind everyone the importance of getting your lungs screened.
Cindy Brewer is a Registered Nurse Navigator for Mercy Hospital Jefferson. She goes over the the mortality statistics with lung cancer.
According to Brewer, Mercy Jefferson offers a way to possibly discover lung cancer at an early stage through Low Dose CT Lung Screening.
Brewer adds anyone who is a smoker or has other risk factors and are between the ages of 55 and 77 should consider being screened for lung cancer.
For more information about lung cancer or Low Dose CT Screenings, visit Mercy.Net.