Refer a Patient: Lung Cancer Screening Program

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(415) 353-7299

1. Verify eligibility

To be eligible for screening, your patient must meet all the following criteria, which should be documented in the patient's chart

  • Is between 55 and 80 years of age (with variation based on insurance coverage)
  • Is a current smoker or former smoker who quit in the past 15 years
  • Has a smoking history of 30 pack-years or more
  • Has no clinical signs or symptoms of lung cancer (for example, hemoptysis)

The chart must also include:

  • Documentation of shared decision-making with the patient, including discussion of the risks and benefits of screening
  • Documentation that smoking cessation resources were offered to the patient

2. Send your referral

Please fax your referral to Radiology Central Scheduling.


(415) 353-7299

3. Schedule an appointment

Once you've submitted the referral, either you or your patient can follow up with a phone call to schedule an appointment.

Have questions?

Contact Karen Brandon, radiology specialty programs coordinator.
[email protected]
(415) 502-3066

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