Lung cancer causes more deaths in the United States than any other type of cancer. Often time early lung cancer goes unnoticed as symptoms are difficult to identify. Lung cancer screenings for high risk patients increase the likelihood that this form of cancer is identified at an earlier stage.
Who should be screened for Lung Cancer? Individuals between the ages of 55-77 who are either a current smoker or who have quit within the last 15 years are good candidates for this screening. The Slidell Memorial Hospital Imaging Center offers lung cancer screening for cash price at $95.00. If you do not have insurance or have a high deductible, take advantage of this price. Your payment and physician’s order is required at the time of service.