Lung Cancer Screening

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. A low-dose CT scan (CAT scan) is one way to find the cancer in its earliest stages while it is still treatable.

Call 954-276-5500 to schedule a lung cancer screening.

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Eligibility for Lung Cancer Screening

If you are 55-77 years old, you are eligible for lung cancer screening if you:

  • Currently smoke or quit smoking within the last 15 years 
  • Have a 30 pack-year smoking history (i.e., one pack per day x 30 years, or its equivalent)
  • Are in generally good health so you can receive treatment, if needed
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If you are 50+ years old, you are eligible for lung cancer screening if you:

  • Have a 20 pack-year smoking history (i.e., one pack per day x 20 years, or its equivalent)
  • Have one of the following:
    • History of lung disease
    • Family history of lung cancer
    • Radon exposure or other occupational exposure to known cancer-causing chemicals

If you aren't eligible for lung cancer screening but want to discuss your risk for lung cancer, please call 954-265-4325.

Our Locations

We offer lung cancer screenings at the following locations in Broward County:

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Each location is designated by the American College of Radiology as a Lung Cancer Screening Center.

Why Get Screened at Memorial

    
 
  • Easy access to appointments at one of our three locations in Broward County
  • The CT scan is painless and takes less than 10 minutes to complete
  • Our dedicated patient navigator and nurse practitioner are available to answer questions and offer support after the scan

Smoking Cessation Classes

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If you currently smoke and are interested in quitting, learn more about Broward County's free smoking cessation classes or NOVA Southeastern University's Smoking Cessation program.