Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care screens for lung cancer amid Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and one Bronx hospital is screening residents for the disease. Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care has a CT

Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care has a CT scan to screen for lung cancer.

Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care has a CT scan to screen for lung cancer. (11/19/13)

THE BRONX - November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and one Bronx hospital is screening residents for the disease.

Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care has a CT scan to screen for lung cancer. The procedure administers low X-rays to the chest and is available to heavy smokers between the ages of 55 to 74.

The screening takes about 5 to 10 minutes and those undergoing the test should speak to their doctor about a referral.


 

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