This lung cancer screening covers the entire chest and provides a more detailed look than a standard chest X-ray. A landmark national study has indicated that screening with low-dose CT scans can help find lung cancers early, leading to a higher cure rate.
Who Should be Screened?
- Age 50 - 80
- Have a 20 pack-year or more smoking history
- Smoke now or have stopped in last 15 years
Ask your provider for a referral
Low-dose CT Scans:
- Actual scan takes less than 30 seconds
- Most insurances cover it as a preventative measure
A physician's order is required.
Ask your primary care provider or pulmonologist if you are a candidate.