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talk to your doctor about a lung cancer screening

Don’t forget to schedule an appointment
with your healthcare team.

insurance & options

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I HAVE MEDICARE OR
PRIVATE INSURANCE

Medicare covers yearly screenings for at-risk patients who are 55 to 77 years old. Most commercial insurance plans cover screenings for high-risk patients who are 55 to 80 years old. Check with your insurance plan to learn about coverage.5,6

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I DON'T HAVE INSURANCE

If you do not have insurance, certain state or local agencies may provide a screening at little or no cost.12

This is not a guarantee of coverage. Talk to your doctor or healthcare team regarding what's covered within your insurance.

resources for you

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WHAT SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT
LUNG CANCER SCREENING?

Learn about the scan and its benefits.8

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AM I ELIGIBLE FOR A SCREENING?

Screenings are recommended for those who are at high risk and meet the USPSTF (U.S. Preventive Services Task Force) criteria.7

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WHAT SHOULD I ASK MY DOCTOR?

You may want to bring up these questions about the scan to your healthcare provider.

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what should i expect?

Everything you need to know about what happens before and after the scan.

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i have my results—now what?

Here's what you need to know to understand your screening results.

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WHAT IF I HAVE SCANXIETY?

It's normal to have anxiety about your lung cancer screening.13 Here's information to put you at ease.

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what if i need help quitting?

Now that you're doing more for your lungs, it might be the right time to quit smoking. These resources may help.

resources for healthcare providers

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OFFICE SIGNAGE

Download and display this poster and info sheet in your practice to remind patients of the importance of regular lung cancer screenings.

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WEB BANNERS

Suggest that potentially eligible patients find out more about lung cancer screenings. These can be linked to the health system's website or placed on social media.

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