Lung cancer is the most diagnosed cancer worldwide. In Singapore, it is also the most common cause of cancer death in males and 2nd in females.
An early lung cancer screening allows for the detection and diagnosis of early-stage lung growth, which can result in as high as an 80% chance of a cure for lung cancer. Early detection also entails more treatment options and better outcomes. The patient may also be eligible for a minimally invasive surgical procedure — which means a faster recovery and shorter hospital stay.
Lung Cancer Screening Package includes:
$488 (Before GST)
$888 (Before GST)
|Pre-screening Consultation with
|Low-Dose CT Scan
|Lung Function Test
|Report with Specialist Review &
Lung cancer, when caught in its early stages, is curable. For patients who have small, early-stage cancer, the cure rate can be as high as 80-90%. These rates drop as the cancer progresses and involves lymph nodes or other parts of the body.
People who are at high risk of lung cancer are recommended to go for a screening. Some factors include:
Studies have shown that lung cancer screening finds 80% of lung cancer in its early stages. This is in contrast to 70% of lung cancers found without screening, and are in their later stages when symptoms are experienced.
No, these tests are painless and minimally invasive, and you are kept as comfortable as possible throughout the tests.
It should take no more than an hour or two, and can be done on the same day. An appointment will be scheduled for you for a comprehensive review with Dr Aneez once the test results are received.