According to the Lung Cancer Foundation of American, studies over the last 15 years using early detection screening such as spiral CT have been shown to reduce lung cancer deaths by 16% to 20%. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommends annual computed tomography (CT) screening for people who meet specific criteria. This non-invasive diagnostic test is covered by Medicare and most insurance companies.
If you answered YES to these 3 questions, you meet the criteria:
Lung cancer kills more than these 3 deadly cancers combined.
Lung cancer: 135,720
Breast cancer: 42,170
Prostate cancer: 33,330
Colon cancer: 53,200