Added mammogram benefit: opportunity to suggest lung cancer screening

April 9, 2019 | Cancer Screening

New analysis of the 2015 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) found that mammography screening could be a key component to improving women’s overall health. The study suggests breast cancer screening offers radiology practices an opportunity to encourage women to get screened for lung cancer and smoking cessation programs.

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Currently only 2% of eligible women are being screened for lung cancer. This study suggests that by connecting with breast screening patients, a potential 1.74 million women could get life-saving screening. The HealthMyne platform helps organizations better manage lung cancer screening programs by introducing better workflows. Learn more.