Diagnosis of lung cancer at the earliest stage
A team of highly skilled specialists screens patients for early signs of lung cancer before there are symptoms.
The team includes doctors who are experts in treating cancer and lung disease. They are oncologists, pulmonologists, radiation oncologists and thoracic surgeons.
The lung cancer screening includes the following services:
Lung cancer risk evaluation
Education and counseling about lung cancer screenings
LCDT scan and diagnosis
Follow-up testing and treatment as needed
Connecting people with help to quit smoking, if needed
LDCT checks healthy older adults
The LDCT specifically is for older people with a long history of smoking. Ask your primary care doctor or family healthcare provider if an LDCT screening is right for you.
The following are MaineHealth organizations that offer LDCT scans for people who may be at risk of lung cancer. Early diagnosis and treatment represents your best chances for positive outcomes.
MaineHealth Organizations Offering LDCT testing
- Franklin Community HealthCare
- Memorial Hospital, NH
- Maine Medical Center
- Pen Bay Medical Center
- Southern Maine Health Care
- St. Mary’s Health System
- Stephens Memorial Hospital
- Waldo County General Hospital
Get help to quit smoking
The best way to lower your chance of lung cancer is to stop smoking.
If you want to stop smoking, or have decided to quit smoking, here’s help. Contact the Partnership for a Tobacco-Free Maine at www.tobaccofreemaine.org