Stanford Lung Cancer Screening Program

Part of Stanford Medicine Cancer Center

Phone: 650-723-6855

What We Offer You for Lung Cancer

Who We Screen for Lung Cancer

Screening

For more information on virtual prescreening, please call 510-806-2100.

Your Lung Cancer Screening Care Team

We provide a multispecialty team approach to your care. Our team is a collection of doctors and other specialists who collaborate closely to provide streamlined lung cancer screening services. Through our collective expertise and dedication to early detection of lung cancer, we protect your health and help you get the care you need.

Your Doctors

Pulmonologist

These medical doctors diagnose and treat conditions of the respiratory system, including the lungs and their blood vessels.

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Radiologist

A radiologist who specializes in lung cancer has additional training in imaging technologies, including X-ray, CT, MRI, and PET to detect and diagnose lung cancer. These doctors interpret imaging results and take biopsies, as needed, to help confirm a diagnosis.

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Thoracic Surgeon

Our thoracic surgeons have subspecialty training in the surgical treatment of lung disorders and diseases.

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Advanced Practice Provider

Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) are registered nurses (RNs) or physician assistants (PAs) who have advanced education and clinical training. They can perform physical exams, diagnose and treat health problems, order lab work and X-rays, prescribe medicines, and provide health information.

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Accessing Care

It’s easy and convenient for you or your referring doctor to access the Lung Cancer Screening Program. We offer our screening services, including low-dose CT scans, at clinics throughout the Bay Area.

Frequently Asked Questions

Lung Cancer Screening FAQs
Why might I need lung cancer screening?
Who should have lung cancer screening?
Who should not have lung cancer screening?
Can the technologist see and hear me during the scan?
Do I need to change out of my clothes for the screening?
During the scan, do I need to make any special movements?
Is there a risk of radiation exposure?
Do I have to receive an intravenous (IV) contrast for the scan?
Will my insurance cover lung cancer screening?
Is financial assistance available?
How do I schedule an appointment?

To schedule an appointment, call 650-723-6855 or ask your doctor to refer you.

Considering Stanford
What insurance plans does Stanford Health Care accept?
Is financial assistance available?
What support resources are available to me?
First Appointment
What should I bring to my first appointment?
How do I send my medical record to SHC?
Can my family member or friend attend my appointment?
What is the best way to get all my questions answered during my appointment?
Current Patients
How do I pay my bill?

You have multiple options when it comes to paying your bill.

  • Pay online:
    • You can log in to MyHealth or the MyHealth mobile app to see and pay your bill.

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  • You can also pay as a guest to pay your bill without logging in.
  • Pay by mail:
    Stanford Health Care
    P.O. Box 740715, Los Angeles, CA 90074-0715
    Los Angeles, CA 90074-0715
  • Pay by Phone:
    You can call our Patient Billing Customer Service Office at
    1-800-549-3720.

For our latest business hours and for more information about billing, visit our Billing page. 

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International Patients
I live overseas. How do I access care at Stanford Health Care?

Please call +1 650-723-8561 or email IMS@stanfordhealthcare.org to get started. 

For our latest business hours and for more information about billing, visit our Billing page. 

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