Free cancer screening feist-weiller cancer center shreveport, la gas in texas

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A mobile screening unit operated by Feist-Weiller Cancer Center’s Partners in Wellness program mitigates the barriers of cost and access for Louisiana residents in need of routine health screenings. Rural and inner city residents have access to mammograms, pap smears, prostate exams, colorectal screening kits, and head and neck cancer screenings aboard the mobile screening unit.

The 40-foot-long mobile screening unit has digital mammography equipment, an exam room, a waiting area and two dressing rooms. The exam room can be used for clinical breast exams, pelvic exams and pap smears, and for general medical exams. Although the unit is designed for women’s screenings, it also is used for prostate screenings for men.

The vehicle has an on-board generator, and is fully wired throughout with both D.C. and A.C. electricity and Internet connectivity. The unit contains a high-speed wireless link to the Rural Health Information Exchange Network, which links rural clinics and hospitals. This connection permits physicians at LSU Health Shreveport to perform consults and read mammograms for women ages 40+ in real-time.

Each spring, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center and the Department of Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery at LSU Health Shreveport directed by Cherie-Ann Nathan, MD, FACS offer a free screening to look for signs of cancer affecting the head and neck region. Oral, head and neck cancer is the sixth most common type of cancer in the United States. This annual free screening takes place in conjunction with the national Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week.

Partners in Wellness offers FREE prostate cancer screenings to men ages 40 and older on a regular basis. The screenings are offered the third Wednesday every month by appointment in the Partners in Wellness clinic. Call 318.813.2225 to make an appointment. Screenings day are 9am – noon and 1pm – 4pm.

A mobile screening unit operated by Feist-Weiller Cancer Center’s Partners in Wellness program mitigates the barriers of cost and access for Louisiana residents in need of routine health screenings. Rural and inner city residents have access to mammograms, pap smears, prostate exams, colorectal screening kits, and head and neck cancer screenings aboard the mobile screening unit.

The 40-foot-long mobile screening unit has digital mammography equipment, an exam room, a waiting area and two dressing rooms. The exam room can be used for clinical breast exams, pelvic exams and pap smears, and for general medical exams. Although the unit is designed for women’s screenings, it also is used for prostate screenings for men.

The vehicle has an on-board generator, and is fully wired throughout with both D.C. and A.C. electricity and Internet connectivity. The unit contains a high-speed wireless link to the Rural Health Information Exchange Network, which links rural clinics and hospitals. This connection permits physicians at LSU Health Shreveport to perform consults and read mammograms for women ages 40+ in real-time.

Each spring, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center and the Department of Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery at LSU Health Shreveport directed by Cherie-Ann Nathan, MD, FACS offer a free screening to look for signs of cancer affecting the head and neck region. Oral, head and neck cancer is the sixth most common type of cancer in the United States. This annual free screening takes place in conjunction with the national Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week.

Partners in Wellness offers FREE prostate cancer screenings to men ages 40 and older on a regular basis. The screenings are offered the third Wednesday every month by appointment in the Partners in Wellness clinic. Call 318.813.2225 to make an appointment. Screenings day are 9am – noon and 1pm – 4pm.