Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Often, symptoms do not show up until the cancer is advanced, when treatment options are limited. Getting a computerized tomography, or CT scan, has proven to be effective in identifying lung cancer when it is most treatable.
Are you at high risk for lung cancer? What are the risk factors you should consider when answering that question?
Are you age 50 or older?
Are you a current or former smoker?
Do you have a history of smoking a pack of cigarettes per day for 30 years, or two packs a day for 15 years?
When it comes to lung cancer, we know early detection saves lives. Ask your doctor today if a screening is appropriate for you or your loved one!
YEARS OF SMOKING CAN CAUSE CANCER.
A SCREENING COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE.
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