Tucson Lifestyle February 2015 : Page 4

Take care of your health. Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening It’s quick, easy and is now covered by Medicare. Lung cancer is responsible for 1 of every 3 cancer deaths and is the most common cause of cancer death in most populations. Low-Dose Chest CT (LDCT) screening can detect many small lung cancers before they are visible on a regular chest X-ray, increasing treatment options and survival rates. By finding a lung cancer with a screening LDCT scan when the cancer is small, more effective and potentially curable treatment options become available. Who should be screened? Smokers age 55 -74 with a 30 or more pack-year history of smoking. Former Smokers age 55 -74 with a 30 or more pack-year history of smoking who have quit within the past 15 years. If you are a smoker, have a history of smoking or have other risk factors for lung cancer, please contact your doctor to see if LDCT Lung Cancer Screening is appropriate for you. For more information about this and other screening exams provided by Radiology Ltd., please visit our website at www.radltd.com. 80

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