Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening
For those at a high risk for developing lung cancer
Beverly Hospital is offering free, low-dose CT
lung cancer screenings to individuals who meet the established
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) high-risk
You may qualify for a free lung cancer screening at one of our locations if you meet the criteria in one
of the following recommended categories:
- You are between 55 and 74 years old
- Are currently a smoker or have quit within the past 15
- Have smoked at least a pack of cigarettes a day for 30+
- You are between 50 and 74 years old
- Have smoked at least a pack of cigarettes a day for 20+
- Have one additional lung cancer risk factor (not to include
secondhand smoke exposure).
Quick and easy
Screening is quick and easy. We encourage all who think they may
qualify to call today. If you think you qualify for a free low-dose
CT lung screening, please call 1-855-CT-CHEST or
1-855-282-4378 between the hours of 8:30 am and
4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, to complete a screening
questionnaire. For more about the low-dose CT lung cancer
screening, check out our frequently asked questions.
Your health care provider will be required to order the test
prior to you scheduled appointment. Download the
order form for the test and ask them to fill it out.You do not
have to be a Beverly Hospital patient to receive this free
Why get screened?
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for both men
and women worldwide; however, it is currently the only one of the
top four deadliest cancers, lung, prostate, breast and colorectal,
that is not routinely screened.
Based on the published findings of the National Lung Screening
Trial (NLST), we now have confirmation that through CT screening,
lives of people at high risk for developing lung cancer can be
Private insurers and the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare
Services (CMS) do not currently cover low- dose CT lung screening,
and most hospitals charge a self-pay rate of at least $350. Beverly
Hospital is determined to help bring awareness and accessibility of
this testing to ALL people at high risk.
These are currently offered at Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester and Lahey Outpatient Center, Danvers.
A screening does not obligate you to return to a Beverly
Hospital facility for any further screenings, for evaluation of any
findings, or for any other services that are provided by Beverly