Lung cancer doesn’t discriminate among, age, race or gender, but there are several significant risk factors.
If you’re 45 years old or older.
If you smoked for 10 years or more, either currently or previously.
If you have had 10 years of significant exposure to asbestos or mining.
If a new cough appears and won’t go away.
If you have dull, aching or persistent chest pain.
If you cough up blood.
If you have shortness of breath, wheezing or hoarseness that isn’t getting better.
If you have repeated respiratory diseases, such as bronchitis or pneumonia.
If you have any risk factors, contact the Excela Health Call Center, toll free, 1-877-771-1234, to schedule a consultation at the Lung Center. Program fee is $150, which includes a comprehensive examination by a certified registered nurse practitioner in a confidential setting; smoking cessation program; CT scan, and follow-up examination. The cost is not presently covered by insurance.