Who is at high risk of developing lung cancer?
Saint Francis Health System is offering low-dose CT screening to individuals who are high risk for developing lung cancer
. Lung cancer screening has been proven to lower mortality by 20%.*
- People age 55–79 with a smoking history of at least 30 pack years (i.e., one pack-per-day for 30 years or two packs-per-day for 15 years).
- People age 50–54 with a smoking history of at least a pack-a-day for 20 years; and one or more of the following:
- with a history of cancer and/or radiation therapy;
- have an immediate family member with history of lung cancer;
- have documented chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); or
- have had radon or other environmental exposure (i.e., asbestos).
The $99 discounted fee is not covered by insurance and must be paid in full at the time of the screening.
Scheduling an appointment
For more information or to determine eligibility, call the Saint Francis Lung Cancer Screening Program Coordinator: 918-494-6467 or 800-695-9501.