OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Peoria, Illinois

Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening Matters

Low Dose CT Screening is a Highly Effective Test for PREVENTING CANCER DEATHS

Number of Cancer Screenings Needed to Save One Life.JPGLower number indicates a more effective test to prevent cancer deaths.

 

If you or a loved one has a history of smoking,
WHY AREN'T YOU BEING SCREENED FOR LUNG CANCER?

How To Be Screened

If you have smoked for 30 years or more, or have a 30 pack-year smoking history, call (309)-683-4939 to see if you meet the criteria for lung cancer screening.

Lung Cancer Facts:

  • Lung Cancer is the number 1 cause of all cancer deaths for both men and women.
    • Lung Cancer causes 3 times more deaths for US men than Prostate Cancer.
    • Lung Cancer causes nearly 2 times more deaths for US women than Breast Cancer.
  • If you are screened, you have a 20% decreased risk of dying from Lung Cancer.
  • Only 2% of those eligible for Lung Cancer Screening are screened. (Peoria Metro)

Deaths from Lung and Breast Cancer in US Women

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Deaths from Lung and Prostate Cancer in US Men

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LDCT FINDINGS 2015 CY to Date

LDCT FINDINGS 2015 CY to Date  
Positive for Lung Cancer 8
Negative 5
Non Lung Cancer Finding
(CAD/Emphysema/Aneurysm/ Etc.)
86
Lung Nodules 153
Total   252
   
(1 Kidney Cancer Found)  

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Low Dose CT Screening at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center increased 30% in 2015.

OSF Lung Cancer Number of Cases 2014

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OSF Lung Cancer Cases by Age 2014

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OSF Lung Cancer Cases by Stage 2014

Lung Cancer by Stages.JPGLower Stage Indicates Smaller More Curable Cancer