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Lung Cancer Screening Criteria 

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High Risk Lung Cancer Screening

A Lung cancer screening is intended for patients who meet any of the following criteria:

Age 55–74 and smoked a pack a day for 30 years
    (or smoked 2 packs a day for 15 years)

A current smoker or a previous smoker who quit in the last 15 years

No current symptoms related to Lung Cancer
   
(Spitting up blood, unintentional weight loss of 15 lbs. If this is happening, call your doctor immediately)

OR

Age 50 or more with a smoking history of 20 packs per year and one of the following:
    – Family History of Lung Cancer
    – COPD or Pulmonary Fibrosis
    – Exposure to radon, silica, cadmium, asbestos, arsenic, beryllium, chromium, diesel fumes or nickel

To schedule a lung cancer screening, call 1-855-EARLYDX (1-855-327-5939).


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