It was a huge undertaking, but in 2017 Elliot Health System launched its lung cancer screening program. The program was created to increase early detection for lung cancer.
This program is proving to help! The American Lung Association recently released its “State of Lung Cancer” report that explores how lung cancer varies by state. It does this by analyzing key lung cancer indicators including incidence, survival, stage at diagnosis, surgical treatment, lack of treatment, and screening rates.
New Hampshire ranked third nationally in high-risk lung cancer screening rates.
Congratulations to everyone who has helped improve the state’s lung screening rates!