Lung Screening Provider Information

Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening for High Risk Smokers 

Screening Program for Lung Cancer, based on USPSTF recommendations.

  • Annual Low Dose non-contrast chest CTs for 3 years.  
  • Radiation from Low Dose CT is 25% of a standard Chest CT exam.

Patient Criteria: 

  1. Age 55-77
  2. Asymptomatic/no signs or symptoms of lung cancer
  3. With history of tobacco smoking of at least 30-pack years
  4. Who are current smokers or who have quit smoking within the last 15 years

If you do not meet these criteria, please discuss with your provider whether a lung cancer screening would be of benefit to you.

 Locations Available: 

  • Middlesex Hospital
  • Middletown Outpatient Center
  • Marlborough Medical Center
  • Shoreline Medical Center

Scheduling:   

Middlesex Central Scheduling

Fax:  (860)-358-2626;

Phone:  (860)-358-2600.

  • Lung cancer screening is now covered by private insurance.  Please pre-authorize exams.  Medicare and Medicaid coverage is expected in April 2015.

RESULTS: 

  • Routine MH radiology report to Health care Provider
  • Letter to patient from the Nurse Navigator.

NURSE NAVIGATOR:    

Megin Iaccariono, RN, BSN, CHPN (860-358-2066) will assist in coordinating patient care.

 *RISK FACTORS: 

  • Exposure--radon, silica, cadmium, asbestos, cadmium, arsenic, nickel.
  • Family history of lung cancer.
  • Personal history of lung cancer, lymphoma, head & neck cancer.                                                                                      
  • Personal history of COPD or Pulmonary Fibrosis.

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