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Dr. Rob Headrick, CHI Memorial Thoracic Surgeon, discusses the mobile Lung Screening unit available.

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Dr. Rob Headrick, CHI Memorial Thoracic Surgeon, discusses the mobile Lung Screening unit available.
Dr. Rob Headrick, CHI Memorial Thoracic Surgeon, discusses the mobile Lung Screening unit available.

Dr. Rob Headrick, CHI Memorial Thoracic Surgeon, discusses the mobile Lung Screening unit available.

This morning was something that you know about is dr. rob oriel rob had a good morning morning you instrumental in the new mobile lust around screaming for long ... the project along party going on about 45 years and finally seeing the reality ... that the roads are we new one.

Our committee has one cancer problem.

It's not were bad people.

It's just our genetics our environment.

One person every two hours dying on cancer.

This was an idea how we solve that problem that we keep people in our viewing audience a while the longer and a better life.

When we got to make healthcare easy and to we got to get the technology to the patients to the patient coming to us and that's what this project was al about.

This is a new state-of- the-art mobile screening laboratories.

It's was the first in the country soon to be updated to version 2.

This bus that we built was actually prototype to see if we could do it patients embrace it with a be okay with us coming into their communities into their place of worship, and the biggest and you are is it yes people.

One easy and affordable healthcare so as to what extent folks have embraced this screen so the biggest thing is, particularly the pandemic.

It's a very safe place to get your imaging routine healthcare all your screening exams are done when you feel well and nobody wants to spend much time with dr. phi will chirp so they've jumped on board minutes we found just what the study suggested majority going cancer in final and early stage when cure is likely in treatment is easy and looking at some of the notes you gave us the government is now decreased the amount of years and the amount of time smoke so you can adequately and accurately get screen weeks we stayed up, try to stay ahead of the data certainly focusing on who shoul be screened and try not to over spring we realize it or tickling our community.

Smoking has less of an issue then we to the governments lowered the smoking criteria.

Since only 20 pack years.

It's one pack a day for 20 years of the equivalent to that also lowered the age stage l also lowered the age stage 5050 seems to be when you're genetics really start laying out an idea is really start increasing the number people who would be eligible for one screening trying to save more lives.

It was the perfect candidate for such always look at your family history go back end of your mom, dad, brother, sister had any type of cancer automatically elevates your risk and then certainly should get over the age of 50.

Some of those genetics for hangout.

These are all things you can't feel inside and have to have some and then lastly, if you have smoked.

If you worked in the coal mine in the great plan around what is dust environments on a heavy lungs looked at artless or someone goes gets the mobile screening, whether it comes to them or the long for the fun of the same day same day who likes going to the doctor and say in a sea of picture of you, but i can't tel you for a week on short of discrete's anxiety.

All this is meant to be easy.

The patient 10 minute exam get off the bus go to the rest of your day and hopefully will give you good news and in the short period of time.

The same day that you hav examined the levels of not likely.

The good thing is if we find something bad it was to happen anyway.

What is gonna find it when treatments up on cures like that.

So certainly a many blessings all right.

One folks like to invite you or invite you mobile screening allowed to their church to ... what a very easy, just call us at 4951 lun g go to my one care.org and i thought about assortment, a sharp drop in and it's easy to find great guy, a doctor up to begin leaving pack

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