What You Need to Know About Lung Nodules

By |2021-02-27T17:33:48-06:00January 9th, 2017|Common Health Conditions, Doctors Articles|

Lung (Pulmonary) Nodules and CT screening for Lung Cancer – Overview  What is a lung nodule? Lung nodules, also called pulmonary nodules, are round or oval spots in the lungs discovered with chest x-rays or CT scans. Studies of patients undergoing CT scans of the chest to screen for lung cancer have shown that more [...]

Woodlands Receives Lung Screening Center Accreditation

By |2021-02-27T17:34:31-06:00February 18th, 2015|Diagnostic Imaging|

We are pleased to announce that Woodlands Medical Specialists has been designated by the American College of Radiology as a Screening Center of Excellence to perform CT Lung Screening. The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the [...]

Supporting Evidence For Lung Cancer Screening Coverage

By |2021-02-27T17:34:53-06:00September 16th, 2014|Hematology-Oncology|

Evidence now shows that lung cancer screening could save tens of thousands of lives each year when diagnosed early. However, lung cancer screening is yet to be covered by insurance. A recently published article (see below) provides research on the cost-effectiveness of lung cancer screening. Bottom Line: CT Scan of the lungs may detect lung [...]

Woodlands Medical Specialists Offers CT Lung Screenings

By |2021-02-27T17:35:11-06:00October 24th, 2013|Hematology-Oncology|

The National Cancer Institute has found that CT Lung screenings can reduce the risk of lung cancer deaths by 20%. Get the peace of mind you deserve, schedule an appointment. Call 850-696-4000 for additional information regarding CT Lung Screening or to schedule an appointment at Woodlands. Visit the American Cancer Society at http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/new-lung-cancer-screening-guidelines-f... to read [...]

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