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Clara Maass Medical Center Presents March Programs

03/04/2016

Breathe Easy: High Risk Lung Cancer Screening
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According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States and it is most curable when diagnosed early. In an effort to help identify those who may be at high-risk for developing lung cancer, Clara Maass Medical Center will provide free lung cancer screenings for individuals at high risk for developing lung cancer. To participate, attendees must be between the ages of 55 and 74 and be a current or former smoker. A physician prescription is required for all screenings. This program will be held in the Continuing Care Building at The Cancer Center at Clara Maass Medical Center, located at 1 Clara Maass Drive in Belleville. Those interested in participating are encouraged to contact the Cancer Center at 973-844-4166 and speak with the Lung Cancer Navigator to determine if they are candidates.

Genetic Counseling
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Genetic counseling is available at the Cancer Center at Clara Maass Medical Center to help individuals determine their risk of developing specific types of cancer. This program will be held in the Continuing Care Building at The Cancer Center at Clara Maass Medical Center, located at 1 Clara Maass Drive in Belleville. To register for an appointment, please call 973-844-4150.

About Clara Maass Medical Center
Located in Belleville, NJ, Clara Maass Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, provides a complete continuum of care to residents of northern New Jersey. Clara Maass’ centers and services include The Health and Wellness Center, Nuclear Medicine, The Cancer Center at Clara Maass, Adult Cardiac Services including Diagnostic Services, Cardiac Catheterization, Elective and Emergency Angioplasty and Rehabilitation, The Pain Management Center, The Joint & Spine Institute, a Vascular Center, Same Day Surgery, The Wound Center at Clara Maass, The Center for Sleep Disorders, The Bariatric Surgery Center, Rehabilitation Services, The Eye Surgery Center, Maternity Services and Parent Education, as well as Pediatrics. Clara Maass is an eight-time recipient of the “A” Hospital Safety score from The Leap Frog Group, an independent national nonprofit group measuring hospital safety and quality. For a physician referral or more information about Clara Maass, call 1-888-724-7123 or visit www.barnabashealth.org/claramaass.

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