Lung cancer screening can help find lung cancer at an early stage when it is easier to treat. Lung cancer risk assessment tool that can be used to calculate your risk for developing the disease. The tool will ask you questions about your age, gender, smoking history, and exposure to asbestos, and will use that information to predict the likelihood that youll develop lung cancer in the next ten years.
Who can Use this Tool?
This screening decision tool is designed for people who are current or former smokers. It works only for people like those listed below whose risk is high enough to accurately predict.
Age: 50 to 75 years old
Smoking history: ten to 60 cigarettes (a half pack to three packs) a day for 25 to 55 years
Current smokers or former smokers who quit 20 years ago or less