3Peterson Radiology’s Lung Cancer Screening Program offers early diagnosis so high-risk patients can get the treatments they need as quickly as possible.
The Lung Cancer Screening Program includes:
- Annual low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) scans with an order
- Tobacco cessation classes offered by Cardiopulmonary
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Lung screening LDCT scan results range from showing no disease to being suspicious for cancer. However, most suspicious nodules turn out not to be cancer.
A positive screening LDCT may require further testing to determine whether the suspicious finding is a cancer, which often is confirmed by a biopsy.