Vim & Vigor - Summer 2017 - University of Virginia - Cover3
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death
in the U.S.-more than breast, prostate and colon
combined. Detecting lung cancer early could
save lots of lives. There's a simple way to do this.
At UVA Cancer Center, we need your help in
spreading the word on who needs a lung cancer
During a lung screening, doctors use computed
tomography (CT) to see inside the lungs. By
coming to UVA-a National Cancer Institutedesignated cancer center-your images will be
read by radiologists who specialize in the chest
area. And if something is found, you'll have a
whole team of experts who've devoted their
careers to helping patients beat lung cancer.
Anyone between 55 and 80 years old
Who smoked 1 pack a day for 30 years or
2 packs a day for 15 years and
Currently smokes or quit in the last 15 years*
Breathe Easy. Take Control of Your Health.
Find out more about UVA's Lung CT Screening
Program at uvahealth.com/lungscreening,
or call 1.855.200.LUNG (5864).