Get screened for lung cancer

If you’re in a certain age or population group, you can have screening tests that help find lung cancer before you’ve even noticed symptoms. Take control of your health – see your healthcare provider regularly and know when you should be screened for certain cancers.
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Who should be screened for lung cancer?

If you currently smoke tobacco or used to smoke tobacco and you are between 55 and 74 years of age, you should get screened for lung cancer.
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What you should know about low-dose CT scans

Lung cancer screening is done with a low-dose CT (computed tomography) scan.
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What are the benefits and limitations of screening for lung cancer?

Almost every test or procedure has benefits and limitations. Before having any test, it’s important to be aware of them so that you’re making an informed decision that’s right for you.
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How do I find a lung cancer screening program?

Some provinces and territories are starting to offer organized lung cancer screening programs and pilots.