Lung Screening Provider Information

Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening for High Risk Smokers 

Screening Program for Lung Cancer, based on USPSTF recommendations.

  • Annual low dose non-contrast chest CTs for 3 years.  
  • Radiation from low dose CT is 25% of a standard chest CT exam.

Patient Criteria: 

  1. Age 55-77
  2. Asymptomatic/no signs or symptoms of lung cancer
  3. With history of tobacco smoking of at least 30-pack years
  4. Who are current smokers or who have quit smoking within the last 15 years

 Locations Available: 

  • Middlesex Hospital
  • Middletown Outpatient Center
  • Marlborough Medical Center
  • Shoreline Medical Center


Middlesex Central Scheduling

Fax:  (860)-358-2626;

Phone:  (860)-358-2600.

  • Lung cancer screening is covered by private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid.  Please pre-authorize exams.


  • Routine MH radiology report to health care provider
  • Letter to patient from the Nurse Navigator.


The Lung Cancer Nurse Navigator will assist in coordinating patient care.  Call 860-358-2066.


  • Exposure--radon, silica, cadmium, asbestos, cadmium, arsenic, nickel.
  • Family history of lung cancer.
  • Personal history of lung cancer, lymphoma, head & neck cancer.
  • Personal history of COPD or pulmonary fibrosis.