EAST BAY CT

American College of Radiology Accredited (ACR)

AT THE BRISTOL COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER
1180 Hope Street
Bristol 401-253-8900

IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE WE PROVIDE LUNG CANCER SCREENING RECENT STUDIES SUGGEST LUNG CANCER SCREENING MAY BE BENEFICIAL.

These findings reveal that participants who received low-dose helical CT scans had a 20 percent lower risk of dying from lung cancer than participants who received standard chest X-rays.

Helical CT Screening for Heavy Smokers
For more information: http://www.cancer.gov/newscenter/pressreleases/2011/NLSTprimaryNEJM

SCREENING IS AVAILABLE WITH A PHYSICIAN’S ORDER. ALL REPORTS WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE ORDERING PHYSICIAN.

For patients who meet the proper criteria, most insurances will pay for screenings.  Please check with your insurance company to see if this procedure is covered.  If you choose to pay direct, the cost will be $250. Call us at 253-8900, and ask for the Radiology Department for patient booking and additional information.

*Licensed & Board Certified Radiologists and Technologists*
*Participate in the Image Gently and Image Wisely Program* a collaborative campaign promoting appropriate and high-quality CT for children and adults with the least exposure possible.