Hospitals offering lung cancer CT scans
Using CT scans to screen smokers for lung cancer cuts the risk of death from the disease by 20 percent, according to a new study by the National Cancer Institute published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Meanwhile, medical centers across the country currently offer lung cancer screening programs for high-risk patients and pack-a-day smokers. Below is a list of institutions that offer such services.
Chicago locations include:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago
Northwestern Memorial offers a lung cancer CT screening program for patients considered at high risk for lung cancer. The Northwestern Pulmonary Nodule Clinic provides appropriate monitoring and diagnostic intervention for individuals in whom the CT screening reveals indeterminate or suspicious lung nodule(s).
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
Rush University Medical Center offers a lung cancer screening program.