As with other cancer types, detecting lung cancer early increases both the chance of survival and the number of treatment options available. Within the past few years, Medicare and most insurance companies have covered an annual low-dose spiral CT scan for a specific population of people who are at increased risk for lung cancer. Do you meet the criteria? If you don’t meet the criteria, but you’re concerned about lung cancer, should you request a lung cancer screening?
Hope With Answers Video Series: Early Detection
Dr. David Carbone of The Ohio State University Medical Center discusses the basics of early detection of lung cancer with patient, advocate, and co-founder of LCFA, David Sturges.