As people continue to take a more active role in their healthcare, more patients are interested in proactive screenings that can detect potentially serious medical problems at early stages. Advances in medical imaging have dramatically enhanced the capability for early detection of disease. Larchmont Medical Imaging, therefore, is pleased to provide a broad range of noninvasive screening exams, including:
Screening can detect signs of lung cancer at very early stages. Recommended for current or former smokers.
Who can benefit from low-dose CT lung cancer screening?
Candidates for screening must (1) be healthy enough to undergo treatment if diagnosed with cancer and (2) meet the following National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) criteria:
Your doctor may also decide that a screening would be beneficial based on other aspects of your medical history.
To determine pack years, multiply the number of packs of cigarettes smoked per day by the number of years smoked. For example, 30 pack years equals one pack per day for 30 years or two packs per day for 15 years.
For More Information
The NCCN has prepared a thoroughly informative, patient-friendly educational guide to lung cancer screening. Click here to read or download a free copy.
More information about Low Dose CT scans.
An X-ray-based test for signs of bone loss in patients at risk for osteoporosis.
Who can benefit from bone densitometry?
Bone density screenings are recommended for:
More information about Bone Densitometry (DEXA)
A comfortable, noninvasive alternative to colonoscopy for patients with risk factors for colon cancer.
Who can benefit from CT colonography?
More information about Virtual Colonoscopy
A noninvasive test for patients with risk factors for coronary artery disease.
Who can benefit from low-dose coronary CT for calcium scoring?
More information about Low-Dose Coronary CT for Calcium Scoring
A noninvasive diagnostic test to detect narrowing of the coronary arteries due to plaque buildup.
Who can benefit from coronary CTA?
More information about Coronary CT Angiography (CTA)
Vascular Ultrasound screenings for patients at risk of carotid artery disease or abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Who can benefit from vascular ultrasound screenings?
More information about Vascular Ultrasound Screenings
Including digital mammography and breast MRI
Who can benefit from digital breast cancer screenings?
Who can benefit from breast MRI in addition to yearly digital mammography?
More information about comprehensive breast cancer screening
If you and your doctor decide that health screenings are right for you, choosing Larchmont offers the advantages of:
To make an appointment for a screening exam, first discuss your risk factors with your primary care provider and obtain a prescription if you and your provider decide that screenings are warranted. Then call Larchmont Medical Imaging at (609) 261-4500 to schedule an appointment.