Long Beach Memorial Named Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence

Organization: Service Location: Date:
October, 2015
Awarded By:
Lung Cancer Alliance Screening Center of Excellence

Less than a year after opening, the Lung Cancer Screening Program at the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Memorial has been recognized as a Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance for its ongoing commitment to responsible lung cancer screening. Low dose CT screening for lung cancer carried out safely, efficiently and equitably saves tens of thousands of lives a year.

Designated Screening Centers of Excellence are committed to provide clear information based on current evidence on who is a candidate for lung cancer screening, and to comply with comprehensive standards based on best practices developed by professional bodies such as the American College of Radiology (ACR), the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the International Early Lung Cancer Action Program (I-ELCAP) for controlling screening quality, radiation dose and diagnostic procedures within an experienced, multi-disciplinary clinical setting.

Press Release:
Lung Cancer Screening Program at Long Beach Memorial Named Screening Center of Excellence within First Year