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Low Dose CT Lung Screening

Annual lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) can identify cancers at an early, treatable and curable stage, and in high-risk patients, it can significantly reduce lung cancer deaths. According to The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), criteria for lung cancer screening are:

  • A current or former smoker (former smokers having quit within the past 15 years)
  • No history of lung cancer
  • Someone between the ages of 55 to 74 years
  • Someone who has smoked at least one pack a day for 30 years or two packs a day for 15 years

ECHN provides LDCT screenings at Manchester Memorial Hospital, Rockville General Hospital and Evergreen Walk and all facilities have earned the distinction of accredited facilities from the American College of Radiology to perform this screening.

LDCT screenings can help to find abnormal areas in the lungs that may be cancer and are covered by most insurances, Medicare and Medicaid.

Appointment Scheduling
Speak with your primary care physician if you are interested in an early cancer detection screening. All patients booked for Low Dose CT Lung Cancer screenings are required to have a referral from their physician. To schedule an appointment, please fill out the form below or call our centralized scheduling office at 860.872.5150.

What To Expect

With our current Low Dose CT technology, patients will be exposed to only a small amount of radiation. Lung cancer screening exams take approximately 20 minutes. Results will be sent to the physician who provided the referral, and that physician will reach out to their patient to review test results.

Have any questions or want to schedule a screening? Contact us using the form below!

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