Lung Cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer deaths among both men and women. Each year, more people die of Lung Cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined.
The key is early detection.
The Hurley Lung Center is dedicated to the prevention, early detection and treatment of diseases of the lung. Our Team of Board Certified Multidisciplinary Physicians all work together to diagnose and treat lung diseases.
Who should be screened for lung cancer?
- Smokers and Non-smokers between the age of 50-80 years old
- Smokers of at least a pack of cigarettes a day for the past 20 years or equivalent
- Non-smokers who quit less than 15 years ago
- Non-smokers who have additional risk factor such as family history of lung cancer, exposure to a known carcinogen, COPD, emphysema or other cancers
To schedule a lung screening, call 810-262-9309. No physician referral is necessary.
Lung Health Navigator Program
Our Lung Health Navigator will work with you and your family to guide you through every step of your lung related health care, providing information, knowledge, support and guidance as needed to manage your lung health. The lung navigator will be working with your primary care physician and specialists to develop a treatment plan unique to you.
For more information contact our Lung Health Navigator at 810-262-9309.
Don’t Be Scared – Be Screened
Too often lung cancer is not detected until after it has spread. Early detection is the key to survival. Studies have shown there is a survival rate of up to100 percent in patients where lung cancer is detected at an early stage. Many people do not know about this important information. Knowing the results can give you back your life. The screening test doubles the number of early cancers found. There has never been a better time to find and treat lung cancer. A small investment of time and money can save your life.
Low-Dose CT Lung Scan (LDCT)
CT lung screening is proven to aid in finding lung cancers in their earliest stages, when more than 80% of cases can be cured. If you’re a current or former smoker, getting a low-dose CT lung screening gives you the power to safeguard your health.
LDCT is quick and easy and results in a minimal amount of radiation exposure, The exam takes about 60 seconds.
Medicare and many insurance plans are now covering the cost of the screening for those who meet the criteria.
This pain free screening will give you the answer that could add years to your life.