In an effort to find lung cancer early, patients with a long smoking history are encouraged to have annual CT scans for lung cancer.
Should You Get a Lung Cancer Screening?
In this blog, Reliant Medical Group helps patients determine whether or not they should get a lung cancer screening and if they are at risk.
Why Lung Cancer Screening Isn’t for Never Smokers
Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer of both men and women. Why is the disease so fatal? One reason is that lung cancer does not often show symptoms until later stages when it has already spread. This makes early detection key and lung cancer screening so important for those at risk, particularly for those who have smoked heavily and for a long time.
Should I Get a Lung Cancer Screening?
A lung cancer screening recommended for those at high risk is helping to detect cancer at its earlier stages and increasing survival rates.
What Do I Need to Know about Lung Cancer Screening?
Lung cancer screening can help find lung cancer at an early stage when it is easier to treat.
What You Need to Know About Lung Cancer Screening
According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the United States. An easy screening can save your life.
Dr. Caccavale Featured in 101.5 Article on Lung Cancer Screening
Recently, our very own Dr. Robert Caccavale was featured in an article regarding lung cancer screening on New Jersey 101.5’s website. Dr. Caccavale discussed the positive aspects of a yearly low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening (which is now covered by many insurances and Medicare) for those with an elevated risk of developing lung cancer. Continue reading →
How to Save a Life-Former Smoker Preaches Importance of Lung Cancer Screenings
Raising awareness about the importance of lung cancer screenings is an issue that is near and dear to Maryanne Sheckman’s heart. Last year, a screening saved...
Why you should get your lung cancer screening at a designated center of excellence
Lung Cancer Alliance Center of Excellence designation means facilities comply with best practices established for quality, radiation dosage and diagnostic procedures.
Many still skip lung cancer screenings that could catch disease before it's too late
With relatively few people getting lung cancer screenings, more than half of those who develop lung cancer don't find out they have the disease until it's spread to other parts of the body.
Why At-Risk Black Smokers May Be Falling Through The Cracks For Lung Cancer Screenings
Differences in smoking habits between black and white Americans may lead to lower lung cancer screening rates for blacks, new research suggests. Researchers reviewed federal government data from 19…
Should Screening Criteria for Lung Cancer Be Expanded?
A new analysis suggests more people may benefit from more inclusive lung cancer screening guidelines.
Lung Cancer: What Everyone Should Know About Screening Options
In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month and in an effort to help more Americans learn about this disease, we asked Dr. Andrea McKee what everyone should know about lung cancer screening.
What is a lung cancer screening?
What are lung cancer screenings and why should you get one? Doctor Ziad Hanhan tells us why. Visit us here: www.carepointhealth.org/lung-cancer-scree...
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Why Lung Cancer Screening Can Be Lifesaving
Lung cancer has surpassed breast cancer, becoming the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women. Yet women aren’t the only ones affected. Nearly 160,000 people are estimated to die from lung cancer this year alone, 55% of them men. In the fight to detect and treat this disease, lung cancer screenings have become an important tool proven lifesaving for eligible patients What Is Screening Screenings are…
This Easy, Little-Known Lung Cancer Screening Is Saving Lives
The process is a fast, low-dose CT scan of the lungs that is done in less than 10 seconds.
VA lung cancer screening should cover Agent Orange exposure
The Roseburg VA recently informed that a low dose CT lung cancer screening program is now in the works. Roseburg Radiologist Dr. Wang is working with the VA in Portland
Caregivers in Rancho Bernardo Should Learn About Lung Cancer Screening
Caregivers in Rancho Bernardo Should Learn About Lung Cancer Screening - caregiver information from A Servant's Heart In-Home Care
How to encourage loved ones to get spiral CT lung cancer screening
Get our experts' advice for convincing friends and family to get spiral CT lung cancer screening.