Lung Cancer Screening Program
Siteman Cancer Center
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Fees Required
RSVP Required

The Lung Cancer Screening Program at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is making access to care and treatment more seamless and effective for those patients most at risk for developing lung cancer.

Based on the guidelines of the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, LDCT screening is recommended for high-risk individuals who meet the following criteria:

- Age 55 to 80
- Minimum 30-pack-year smoking history (calculate pack-year history at
- Current smokers and former smokers who quit less than 15 years ago
- No symptoms of lung cancer
- Prior participation in a documented shared decision-making session with a primary care provider
- Prior counseling on the importance and availability of smoking cessation and abstinence if applicable

As a National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) institution, the Siteman program also supports the NCCN recommendation of screening persons at high risk based on the following criteria:

-Age greater than or equal to 50
- Minimum 20-pack-year smoking history (click here to access to website for calculating pack-year history)
- At least one of the following additional risk factors:
- History of COPD or pulmonary fibrosis
- Occupational exposure to arsenic, asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, coal smoke, nickel, silica or soot.
- Radon exposure
- Family history of lung cancer in first-degree relative
- History of lung cancer, lymphoma, head and neck cancer, or smoking-related cancer

Begins on: August 1st, 2018
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