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screening quiz

Answer these questions to see if you meet the criteria established by the USPSTF (U.S. Preventive Services Task Force) to get a low-dose CT scan (LDCT scan).

how often do you currently smoke?
have you ever tried to quit smoking completely?
have you quit smoking completely?

If you are interested in accessing information on how to quit smoking, you can check resources here.

Please enter a year that is not in the future.

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There may be additional centers near you. Please consult with your healthcare team or doctor to get more information.

what is a lung cancer screening?

An LDCT scan (low-dose CT scan) is a preventative health check, like a mammogram or colonoscopy, that creates a detailed 3-D picture of your lungs. While you will be exposed to a low dose of radiation during an LDCT scan, this type of scan uses 75% less radiation than a regular CT scan and does not require any needles. A scan can find something before you know it’s there and before you have symptoms. If you qualify, USPSTF guidelines recommend a yearly screening.2,4,8-11

still have questions?

To learn more about the scan, whether you should get checked, and what you can expect, refer to these resources and consult your healthcare team.

This PSA was made possible by Genentech with guidance from 501(c)(3) tax-exempt lung cancer patient groups.