Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among adults in the United States. The risk increases with age, and older adults are at a higher risk than younger adults. Similarly, those who smoke are at a higher risk of developing lung cancer than those who don’t. Unfortunately, lung cancer is often diagnosed after it has spread, with survival rates ranging between 4.2 and 27.4%. However, thanks to technology and lung cancer program management systems, death rates have decreased over the last decade.
The only recommended screening for lung cancer is the low-dose CT scan or computed tomography. The procedure involves using low doses of radiation to take detailed images of your patient’s lungs. It can only be taken by adults at high risk but have no symptoms. Adults who should be screened for lung cancer include:
MagView allows you to use several risk assessment models to assess your patients. The Tyrer-Cuzick v8.0 (IBIS) is one of the most reliable breast cancer risk assessment tools you can use for a professional assessment. The tool checks various family factors, reproductive history, and overall medical history to estimate a patient’s breast cancer risk. You can help your patient fill out the form and submit it to get the score and recommendations instantly. Other risk models include NCI, Claus, NCCCN, BCSC, HERA, and many more.
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