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Philadelphia Tribune Highlights Temple Healthy Chest Initiative

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A Philadelphia Tribune article highlighted the Temple Healthy Chest Initiative’s success in screening more people of color for lung cancer. The low-dose CT scan can also detect conditions such as heart disease, sleep apnea, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Gerard J. Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP, Chair and Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and patient Eric Johnson were interviewed.