Lung cancer is not just a smokers disease, approximately two-thirds of lung cancer diagnoses have never smoked or already quit. Risk factors can include second-hand smoke and asbestos exposure among others. If you believe you are a candidate for the LDCT Lung Cancer Screening you should talk to your doctor. The American Lung Association provides additional information as well as a quiz to determine if you may be a candidate, take the quiz here.
Basic Eligibility criteria include:
*Be sure to check with your insurance for their specific criteria for coverage of this screening.
Lung Cancer by the numbers:
Yes, all of our CT Scans are low dose. Our radiation doses are customized to each patient according to height, weight and age, allowing us to minimize your exposure.
If you are presenting with any symptoms or previously diagnosed Lung Disease you will need a diagnostic CT Scan as opposed to a screening. Don’t Worry, all of our CT Scans are low dose as part of our commitment to ensure patients receive the minimal amount of radiation possible.