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B.C. launches Canada's first lung cancer screening program for high-risk residents

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British Columbia has launched the country's first provincewide lung cancer screening program. Screening will be available at 36 centres across all health authorities using existing CT scans. Those who are between 55 and 74, currently smoking or have previously smoked are encouraged to call the program for a consultation and risk assessment.
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B.C. launches Canada's first lung cancer screening program for high-risk residents

British Columbia has launched the country's first provincewide lung cancer screening program for residents who are at high risk of getting the disease.

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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B.C. launches Canada’s first lung cancer screening program for high-risk residents

Screening will be available at 36 centres in B.C. for those who are between 55 and 74, currently smoking or have previously smoked, and have a smoking history of 20 years or more.

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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B.C. launches Canada's first lung cancer screening program for high-risk residents

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Canada and worldwide, says Dr. Stephen Lam, medical director of the screening program

1 month ago·Vancouver, Canada
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Lung-cancer screening program launches with seven sites on Island

Health Minister Adrian Dix unveiled a lung-cancer screening program at 36 sites around the province Wednesday, aiming to detect cancer earlier in high-risk people. B.C.

1 month ago·Victoria, Canada
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B.C. launches Canada's first lung cancer screening program for high-risk residents

B.C. has launched the country's first provincewide lung cancer screening program for residents who are at high risk of getting the disease.

1 month ago·Victoria, Canada
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