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Lung Cancer Screening Program

International Early Lung Cancer Action Program
The International Early Lung Cancer Action Program (I-ELCAP) is the largest, long-term study to determine the usefulness of annual screening using low-dose spiral CT (computed tomography) to detect early stage of lung cancer in smokers and ex-smokers

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Current or Former Smokers
  • At least 40 years of age
  • A resident of Maryland or the Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Have not had a chest CT in the past three years

LEGACY Lung Screening and Smoking Cessation Project
The Legacy Study is examining the usefulness of annual screening but also is investigating the effectiveness of brief smoking cessation counseling on individuals who smoke.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Current Smokers
  • At least 40 years of age
  • A resident of Maryland or the Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Have not had a chest CT in the past three years

To learn more, please download the brochure:

If you are interested, please contact the Holy Cross Cancer Research Department at 301-754-7985.

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