Lung Cancer Screening ResourcesScreening is looking for cancer before you have any symptoms, which can help find cancer at an early stage when it may be easier to treat.
Data show that screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) reduces the risk of dying from lung cancer in the high-risk population studied. Other screening tests such as chest X-rays and sputum cytology have not been found to be effective and are not recommended for screening.
You may have many questions when considering screening for lung cancer. These resources can help you understand lung cancer screening.