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Highly sensitive, low dose, saving lives.

CT Lung Cancer Screenings

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of death from cancer in this country. If you’ve smoked or currently smoke, a CT lung cancer screening could help determine your risk for developing and in diagnosing lung cancer.

Low-dose CT lung cancer scans can depict tumors significantly smaller than 1.0 centimeter in size, offering a way to lung cancer in its early stages before disease progression. This highly sensitive, low dose, CT scan of the chest targets the lung fields only. No special preparation is required, and patients can be in and out of our office in approximately 20 minutes.

Learn more about CT lung cancer screening.

Lung Cancer Screening Criteria

CT lung cancer screening and insurance

When you meet the criteria above, lung cancer screenings are typically covered by Medicare and most major insurance carriers. WakeRad UNC REX recommends that patients check with their insurance provider to determine if they qualify for this screening. Your insurance will require a signed referral from a physician to schedule this exam.

Accredited CT lung cancer screening program

WakeRad UNC REX was the first healthcare provider in North Carolina to earn distinction as a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology. WakeRad UNC REX currently offers lung cancer screenings at all outpatient locations where CT exams are performed. 

Badges of Honor

Wake Radiology is proud to have received the highest accreditations possible from the American College of Radiology (ACR).
Learn about our accreditations!

WakeRad Rises Above

100-percent-board-certified ✔  100% of Wake Radiology radiologists maintain all required certifications through the American Board of Radiology.*

✔  All images are read and interpreted by a board certified, subspecialty trained radiologist.

*Most local and regional radiology options have 20% compliance with these standards. Public Policy Polling, 2012.

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