The Temple Cancer Center prides itself on treating the whole patient, not just the disease, by providing education on radiation therapy, nutrition, and the psycho-social aspects of having cancer.
Learn more about the services at The Temple Cancer Center by speaking with a member of our care team at 936-639-7468.
Lung Cancer Screening
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death and the second most common cancer among both men and women in the United States. However, screenings save lives. It is proven that cure rates for lung cancer increase significantly when detected early.
St. Luke’s Health-Memorial offers a low-dose CT lung cancer screening for longtime smokers who have a higher risk for the disease.
To determine if you have a high risk of developing lung cancer, answer these three questions:
- Are you between the age of 55 and 77?
- Are you a current smoker or have you quit within the last 15 years?
- Do you have a cigarette smoking history of at least 1 pack per day for 30 years or two packs per day for 15 years?