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Quitting is hard. Getting a scan is easy. Baptist Health is here to support your wellness and prevention at any of our diagnostic imaging locations. View the map to identify which convenient location is right for you.
What to expect during the scan
- The Lung Screening is a quick and painless low radiation dose exam without injections or oral contrasts.
- A CT technologist will screen the patient for any metal on the upper torso.
- Patient will lay down with their head away from scanner with both arms raised above head unless unable to do so.
- Exam includes three scans in which the table will slowly move in and out of the scanner and the patient will have to take a deep breath in and hold it for 5 to 7 seconds as instructed.
- The CT technologist will assist the patient off the table.
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About the low-dose lung cancer screening
This CT scan is a special low radiation X-ray that takes multiple pictures and creates a detailed picture of your lungs with a combination of these images. A study found that early detection of lung cancer through a LDCT test can reduce mortality for those who are or have been smokers, are over the age of 50 and meet the high-risk eligibility criteria.
If you smoked, we are providing an eligibility quiz for a LDCT that could save your life.
Why get a lung cancer screening test?
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in America, but detecting it early through a LDTC, when it is more likely to be curable, gives us hope. If lung cancer is caught before it spreads, the likelihood of surviving 5 years or more improves to 60 percent.*
*Based on early-stage lung cancer stats (stage 1 vs. stage 4)
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In the past, the prognosis for people who had stage four lung cancer was six months. Now, it’s possible they can live for years and be able to keep the cancer under control.
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