Low Dose CT (Lung cancer Screening)
The 5-year survival rate for lung cancer drops in advanced stages of the disease. Too many people at risk wait until they experience symptoms, like a chronic cough, before they get a lung screening. By then, the cancer may be more difficult to treat and cure. That's why it is so important to schedule a lung screening.
A low-dose CT scan is the most effective method of detecting cancer in the early stage. Medical experts estimate that early screenings save thousands of lives each year. It could save yours. If you're at risk, get a CT lung screening. Talk to your doctor about risk factors which determine how often you should be examined. Early screenings save lives. It absolutely matters.