Low dose CT Scans in conjunction with World Lung Cancer Awareness month
LUNG cancer is on the rise; 90% of which were diagnosed too late, either at Stage 3 or 4 with poor outcomes.
In conjunction with World Lung Cancer Awareness month and in collaboration with Lung Cancer Network Malaysia, Subang Jaya Medical Centre is providing 20 free low dose CT screening to the public with the aim of creating greater awareness and to educate the public on early detection.
SJMC chief executive officer Trish Hogan planted a tree in front of Mediplex with guest-of-honour Subang MP Wong Chen and Lung Cancer Network Malaysia president Dr Anand Sachithanandan who is also a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon with SJMC to commemorate the event.
“The Magnolia Champaca tree represents life, as it gives fresh air for our lungs. It will be a nice addition to our garden in front of the Mediplex building, which is where our Health Screening Centre is situated. We hope as it grows in size, lives are saved with early health screenings,” Trish said.
For more information on the free CT Scan, call the Radiology Department at 019-200 0133 for appointments during operations hours – 9am to 6pm (Monday to Friday) or 9am to 1pm on Saturday.