Columbus Regional Health offers lung screenings
Columbus Regional Health is pleased to offer low-dose CT scans of the chest for $25.
CT scans of the chest can detect lung cancer earlier when it is easier to treat. According to the American Cancer Society, those who could benefit from a screening are:
- Ages 55 through 80 years old
- Have a history of heavy smoking, and are either a current smoker of have quit within the past 15 years
- Heavy smoking means a smoking history of 1 pack a day for 30 years or 2 packs a day for 15 years
Call us at 812-669-1628 to schedule a quick checkup.
Screenings are conducted at Columbus Diagnostic Imaging.
Don't take your breath for granted. Let us give your lungs quick checkup to ensure you can keep being a kid at heart!
Need Help Quitting Tobacco?
For free help, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW
This FREE telephone-based resource is available to all Hoosiers 18 years and older. Simply call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669 from 8 a.m. to 3 a.m., 7 days a week or visit the QUIT NOW website for more information.
Enroll in a community smoking cessation class.
CRH offers group tobacco cessation classes for adults 18 years and older. Each class session meets one night a week for 8 weeks. $35 covers the cost of the program. To enroll call 1-800-699-1019 or email [email protected].
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Columbus Regional Health has the ability to screen for lung cancer and identify it in early stages. Timely identification and diagnosis of lung cancer is the key to long term survival.