Want more information on low-dose CT lung cancer screening?
Here are some helpful resources.
General background information
CMS Decision Memo for Lung Cancer Screening: Outlines eligibility requirements as defined by CMS for receiving Medicare coverage for lung cancer screening. Note the CMS beneficiary eligibility requirements are slightly different than the USPSTF requirements.
USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Recommendation Statement: Outlines the USPSTF recommendation for lung cancer screening. It includes a recommendation summary, rationale, clinical consideration and outlines the at-risk population.
USPSTF Clinical Summary: One page summary of the USPSTF lung cancer screening recommendation.
Lung cancer screening resources
ACR Lung Cancer Screening Resources: A comprehensive listing of resources relevant to starting a lung cancer screening program including registry information, how to become a designated lung cancer screening center, coverage and patient information.
American Lung Association Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines: An update from the American Lung Association Lung Cancer Screening Committee that provides guidance on lung cancer screening to patients and physicians.
NCCN Guidelines for Patients: The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines for Patients created in collaboration with the Lung Cancer Alliance.
Should I Screen: Online resource for patients created by the University of Michigan.
Lung Cancer Alliance: Risk and screening information from the LCA.
NOTE: The information on this page is provided for informational purposes only. Consult your physician if you have questions about low-dose CT lung cancer screening.