Inspira Woodbury Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation

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GLOUCESTER COUNTY – Inspira Medical Center Woodbury was recently designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR) following the designation of Inspira’s Vineland facility this past spring.
The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung cancer.
In order to receive this elite , facilities must be accredited by the ACR in computed tomography (CT) in the chest module, as well as undergo a rigorous assessment of its lung cancer screening protocol and infrastructure. Also required are procedures in place for follow-up patient care, such as counseling and smoking cessation programs.
Lung cancer screening with low-dose CT scans, and appropriate follow-up care, has been proven to significantly reduce deaths caused by lung cancer. Lung cancer is the nation’s leading cancer killer—taking the lives of more people each year than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined.
Inspira Health Network’s lung cancer screening program in Vineland and Woodbury was also recognized as a Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance. Community members who are interested in lung cancer screening, whether it is for them or for a loved one, are encouraged to contact Sandra Murray at 856.641.8670.

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