YRMC and other leading healthcare providers use LDCT to screen for lung cancer.
This simple procedure provides detailed images of the lungs and can detect lung
cancer in its early stages, while it's most curable.
To undergo LDCT, you lie on your back on a narrow table that will slide into the CT
scanner. You will be asked to hold your breath for up to 10 seconds while the scan
takes images of your lungs. There are no needles or medications given as part of
The entire process – from check-in to the scan – takes approximately 30 minutes.