Cure rates improve when lung cancer is detected and treated in its earliest phase.
A recent study has shown that low-dose CT screenings may reduce the risk of death in heavy smokers, or those with a history of it, by as much as 20 percent.
MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando is proud to be the first area hospital to offer low-cost CT Lung Cancer Screenings, which are proven to be more effective than X-rays in detecting lung cancer. Available the third Wednesday of every month, the scans may detect suspicious nodules that might not typically show up on a standard X-ray.
For a walk-through of what you can expect, view our video: