Lung Cancer Screening

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Can a Pulmonary Function Test Detect Lung Cancer?

When you have breathing problems or other possible symptoms of lung cancer, your doctor might recommend having a pulmonary function test done. These tests show how well your lungs perform when you breathe in and out. While these tests are done for a number of reasons, detecting lung cancer is one of them. Who Needs …

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When is the Best Time to Get a Lung Cancer Screening?

Screenings for lung cancer provide a way to detect this disease early so that you can get started on treatment. Early treatment for this disease can help improve your outcome and lower your risk of having lung cancer spread to other parts of your body or reach more advanced stages. What to Expect from a …

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When Should I Get a Lung Cancer Screening?

Lung cancer is a form of cancer particularly associated with smoking and with exposure to certain airborne pollutants. About 13% of all cancer diagnoses in the United States are for lung cancer. Similar to many forms of cancer – it becomes more likely with age. A lung cancer screening is a diagnostic process is specifically …

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Top Reasons to See a Pulmonary Doctor

What is a Pulmonary Doctor? A pulmonary doctor is a specialist who focuses on treating health issues affecting the lungs. Pulmonary doctors are internal medicine specialists who have augmented their medical training with further work specific to pulmonology. Due to the additional time and effort involved in this qualification, they tend to be highly experienced. …

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When is Lung Cancer Screening Recommended?

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women, killing more people each year than colon, breast, and prostate cancer combined. It often doesn’t cause any symptoms until it has reached an advanced stage and is more difficult to treat. That’s why early detection is crucial to improving survival rates. …

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Who Should I See for a Spot On My X-ray?

If your doctor has said that your chest X-ray has revealed a “spot” on your lung, you most likely have some understandable concerns about it. You’re probably wondering if you could have lung cancer. While a spot on the lung – also called a nodule – may be an early warning sign of lung cancer, it’s often …

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My Doctor Found a Spot On My Lung During a Chest X-Ray: Now What?

If your chest X-ray has revealed a “spot” on your lung, you probably want to know exactly what that means. Your first thought is to wonder what’s causing the spot and how concerned you should be about it. When faced with an abnormal X-ray, patients have many questions and concerns. In this blog, experienced pulmonologist, Dr. …

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