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Breathing life into lung awareness campaign
9:29am Friday 1st February 2013 in News
THIS huge pair of “mega lungs” was brought in to York Hospital to help breathe life into a campaign of free health checks and advice for visitors.
The 12-foot high lungs were part of an event hosted by the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation and the Hospital’s lung cancer specialist team.
A spokesman for the hospital said: “The Mega Lungs are visiting the area to raise awareness of lung diseases such as lung cancer and other chronic lung conditions – COPD and sleep apnoea.The Lung cancer team also aimed to raise awareness of the common signs and symptoms to improve early diagnosis.