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Lung cancer screening saves lives

Are you eligible for a lung cancer screening?

Take our free lung cancer screening health risk assessment below.

Low-dose CT scans catch health issues when they are most treatable

Lung cancer is among the most common cancers in the U.S. Catching it early is key to successful treatment. Our expert medical teams can determine if you’re at high risk and qualify for a screening that’s often covered by insurance. This quick, non-invasive scan can provide valuable — and even lifesaving — information about your health.


decrease in lung cancer deaths from early detection scans.*

*National Lung Screening Trial


Only 4.4% of individuals eligible for lung cancer screening actually receive one.**



of lung cancers are found at a later stage without screening.***

***NELSON study

Is a low-dose CT Scan right for you?

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) in adults who meet all of the following criteria:

  • Between ages 50 and 77
  • Smoking history equal to smoking a pack of cigarettes per day for 20 years, or smoking two packs a day for 10 years as an example
  • Current smoker or quit smoking less than 15 years ago
  • No signs or symptoms of lung cancer, such as shortness of breath, coughing up blood unexplained fevers, chills, or weight loss (a doctor can determine if another condition is causing these symptoms)

For more information call 888-666-3432, to see if you qualified for a lung cancer screening.

“I was very fortunate to get an early diagnosis so that it was operable.”
- Mike Baroody

Facebook Live: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

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In honor of #LungCancerAwarenessMonth we were live with thoracic surgeon Dr. John Lazar, pulmonary critical care physician Dr. Jessica Wang Memoli, and the nurse practitioner of patient navigation for the lung cancer screening and nodule clinic at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Namita Puran. Our #LungCancer experts discussed risk factors, screenings, and treatment options.

Convenient and connected screening you can trust

We’re focused on helping you live a longer, healthier life.
  • Accessible screening

    Multiple locations and flexible appointment times.
  • Team of experts

    If you require follow-up care, nationally-renowned specialists from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center are here to help. Together, we will go through a shared decision-making process that considers all treatment options with compassion.
  • Better quality of life

    We offer tobacco cessation and other programs like genetic counseling for those at high risk.

Available at several convenient locations

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20007

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St., NW, Washington, DC 20010

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
18101 Prince Philip Dr., Olney, MD 20832

For more information call 888-666-3432, to see if you qualified for a lung cancer screening.