The BC Lung Screen Trial
The BC Lung Screen Trial is a study on the early detection and treatment of lung cancer, and free for the first 2000 patients.
This study is a pilot program taking place at Vancouver General Hospital that offers lung cancer screening using low-dose CT scans to participants at higher risk of developing lung cancer.
To be eligible for this study, participants must:
· be between55 and 80 years of age
· be current or former smokers
· have either ≥30-pack-yearsof smoking history oran estimated 6-year lung cancer risk ≥1.51%based on a validated risk prediction model (calculated by study staff)
We encourage you to refer all eligible and interested individuals aged 55-80 who have smoked for 20 years or more, and our study staff will follow-up with your patient directly to obtain their detailed smoking history and determine their eligibility.
Please refer the following documents for details.