Only 15% of lung cancers are diagnosed at an early stage because often there are no symptoms. If you are, or were, a heavy smoker, you could be living with lung cancer, unaware.
Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related death for men and women, outnumbering colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. Our lung cancer screening program offers those at risk for lung cancer the opportunity to screen for it before symptoms develop.
Lung cancer screening is covered by Medicare and major insurances. If you are 55-74 years old or over 50 with a family history of lung cancer, you may qualify for our lung cancer screening program.
Take A Listen: Below, Dr. Murali Dharan discusses discusses the importance of lung cancer screenings, as well the benefits, risks, and the symptoms to look out for on Dignity Health's Hello Healthy podcast.