If You Smoke a Pack a Day, Lung Cancer Screening Should Start at Age 50 & Be Free, Say New Federal Recommendations

Updated December 27th, 2021

If You Smoke a Pack a Day, Lung Cancer Screening Should Start at Age 50 & Be Free, Say New Federal Recommendations

The new guidelines specify that adults ages 50-80 who have a 20 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or have quit within the past 15 years should be screened.

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