Lung Cancer Screening

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Schedule a Lung Cancer Screening

Yearly lung cancer screening is  a preventative health check recommended for those who meet all of the following criteria, even if you are not experiencing lung cancer symptoms (cough, shortness of breath, etc.):

  • 50 to 80 years old
  • Current smoker or have quit within the last 15 years
  • Heavy smoker or used to be a heavy smoker (minimum 20 “pack years”)

Screening is done using a low radiation dose CT scan in order to catch early stage tumors.

Medicare and most private insurance plans now cover the screening costs for high-risk patients.

If you are interested in the screening program, please contact (773) 564-LUNG (5864).

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