MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – With the unveiling of the new mobile cancer screening vehicle, Infirmary Cancer Care recently became the first cancer treatment center in the region to offer mobile cancer screenings.
The 32- foot mobile vehicle is comfortable and upscale, with a reception area and two exam rooms, making it easier for the community to be screened for multiple types of cancer.
“The Infirmary Cancer Care mobile cancer screening vehicle is instrumental in reaching those in the rural communities we serve,” states Susan Boudreau, COO of Mobile Infirmary and vice president of cancer services at Infirmary Health.
“The mobile cancer screening vehicle was made possible because of generous donations from the Infirmary Foundation and its many supporters through fundraisers such as the Infirmary Foundation’s Crystal Ball. We are now able to screen the communities we serve for skin, breast, prostate, colorectal, and lung cancer as well as, diabetes in a mobile clinic. Early detection of cancer is vital. Because of this mobile cancer screening unit, we are hopeful the public will take advantage of getting screened while attending a community function whereas they may not make an appointment to get screened otherwise.”
The Infirmary Cancer Care mobile cancer screening vehicle is traveling to schools, churches, and community events in local counties. Infirmary Cancer Care welcomes partnerships with area businesses and event coordinators to bring the mobile cancer screening vehicle to their location in the community.
For more information, please call 251-435-CARE (2273) or visit infirmarycancercare.org.