The Lung Cancer Screening Program at National Jewish Health focuses on early detection of lung cancer, using a low-dose, painless CT scan. CT screening can find areas of concern before there are any symptoms and when lung cancer can be cured.
Lung Cancer Screening Costs
Lung cancer screening is free to those who qualify. All costs are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and private health insurance companies with no co-pay.
Who Should Be Screened
Current or former heavy smokers who have smoked in the past 15 years, ages 55-77 years old
Schedule a Lung Cancer Screening
Call 1.877.713.5066 for more information and to schedule your screening.
About Our Program
National Jewish Health is recognized as a leading Lung Cancer Screening Program by respected lung cancer organizations and the State of Colorado.
Our radiologists have special expertise in chest and lung imaging, including lung cancer screening.
Lung Cancer Screening Saves Live
The results of the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), published in 2011, showed that screening high-risk individuals with yearly low-dose CT scans can significantly improve lung cancer survival.
In response to this study, many nationally respected organizations recommend lung cancer screening CTs for high-risk individuals.
- American Cancer Society
- American College of Chest Physicians
- American Society of Clinical Oncology
- National Comprehensive Cancer Network
- American Thoracic Society
- American Lung Association
- American Association of Thoracic Surgery
- United States Preventive Services Task Force
- American Medical Association