Lung cancer screening can be a lifesaver

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Veterans Affairs

VA News – Lung Cancer affects almost 8,000 Veterans every year and the VA encourages you to discuss lung cancer screening with your VA health care provider today. If you want to talk to your VA provider about lung cancer screening, call your VA care team or visit My HealtheVet.

You may qualify for lung cancer screening if you:

  • Are 50- to 80-years old
  • Smoke cigarettes now or quit within the past 15 years
  • Smoked cigarettes for at least 20 pack-years