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Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screenings: How to Launch Your Program

It’s nearly Election Day, and while there are no major victories that will drastically affect imaging providers, I bet you’re still wondering, “How do I manage or grow my imaging business in such a turbulent healthcare environment?”  I get this question a lot, and there’s no easy answer. But I would be remiss, especially... Read more

Promoting Lung Cancer Screenings: Build Volume & Save Lives

During a normal day, most of us inhale and exhale 25,000 times—and we probably take each breath for granted. A person with lung cancer can have extreme difficulty breathing and, as a result, is not able to supply their body with the oxygen it needs.                               Watch our video to learn how low-dose CT... Read more

Implementing a Viable Lung Cancer Screening Program – Part 4

Is your facility planning on implementing a low-dose CT (LDCT) lung cancer screening program? If so, you’ll want to hear these lessons learned from Leslie Ciancibello, RT, R, CT, from the University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center. Lessons Learned From Implementing a LDCT Lung Cancer Screening Program Implementing a... Read more

Implementing a Viable Lung Cancer Screening Program – Part 3

To have a successful low-dose CT (LDCT) lung cancer screening program, several stakeholders—including referring physicians, technologists and schedulers—need to understand key elements of the program. In part three of our video blog series about LDCT lung cancer screening programs, Leslie Ciancibello, RT, R, CT, from the... Read more

Implementing a Viable Lung Cancer Screening Program – Part 2

In part two of our video blog series about low-dose CT lung cancer screening programs, Leslie Ciancibello, RT, R, CT, from the University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, discusses key factors that impact screening volume and inclusion/exclusion criteria. Factors that Impact LDCT Lung Cancer Screening Program Volume When... Read more

Implementing a Viable Lung Cancer Screening Program – Part 1

Low-dose CT (LDCT) lung cancer screenings are growing in popularity, with hundreds (if not thousands) of hospitals in the consideration or initial stages of program implementation.   Implementing a successful lung cancer screening program takes a coordinated effort. In our four part video blog series, Leslie Ciancibello,... Read more