Lung Cancer Screening
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in men and women worldwide. Low-dose computerized tomography (CT) lung screening can save lives of individuals at high risk of developing lung cancer. Burnett Medical Center offers the Grantsburg area lung cancer screenings using a special X-ray technology to scan the body and make a series of detailed images of the lungs. The lung cancer screening equipment that our Grantsburg Medical Center uses can detect lung cancer in its earliest stages when it is most treatable.
The United States Preventive 求一个正规的买球网站 Task Force 和 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid 求一个正规的买球网站，其中， recommend that current and former smokers at high-risk for lung cancer should discuss the appropriateness of the CT lung cancer screening at Burnett Medical Center with their primary care provider. Talk to your doctor about getting a chest and lung CT scan at our Grantsburg diagnostic imaging center.
- Age 55 to 74 years old
- Currently, a smoker or have quit within the past 15 years
- 没有历史 of lung cancer themselves
报道 for CT lung cancer screening may vary among insurance companies. To ensure compliance with your medical insurance, all orders are authorized through our Prior Authorization Coordinator. If you do not have insurance, you will need to cover the entire cost of the screening before services are performed. Please contact our Financial Counselor at 715-463-7247 if you have payment questions.
Lung cancer screening has some risks. Before undergoing a CT lung screening at Burnett Medical Center, you should understand and discuss the potential risks and benefits of the test with your provider.
Scheduling a Screening
An order for the CT lung screening must be placed by your primary care provider. To schedule an appointment with your provider to discuss whether the lung screening at Burnett Medical Center in Grantsburg would be beneficial and safe for you, 请打电话给 715-463-5353.
Ready to Quit Smoking?
Burnett Medical Center offers 免费的 tobacco cessation counseling with a specialized RN who develops an individualized plan for your personal success. Find out more information 在这里 or call (715) 463-5353.