The American Cancer Society does not recommend tests to check for lung cancer in people who are at average risk. But their cancer screening guidelines have been developed for people at high risk of lung cancer due to cigarette smoking. Screening might be right for you if you are all of the following:
The American Cancer Society’s screening guidelines for people at a higher risk for lung cancer is based on the National Lung Screening Trial. These guidelines recommend yearly lung cancer screening with a low dose CT scan for people who are 55 to 74 years old, are in fairly good health, and who also meet the following conditions:
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We have longstanding relationships with many of the top medical experts in this field. We hire these experts to review your medical records and test results, and determine whether your endometrial cancer should have been diagnosed sooner. If you suspect you’ve been the victim of a doctors’ failure to make a timely diagnosis of your cancer, contact us for a free case evaluation.
If you’re worried about who will take care of your family should your cancer prove fatal, or if you’re worried about how you’ll pay for your medical bills, learn more about the compensation you might be able to recover if your doctor failed to make a timely diagnosis of your cancer. See the results* we have obtained for our clients due to their doctors’ failure to diagnose their cancer early.
*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.