Lung Cancer Screening Quiz

How much do you know about lung cancer screening? Find out with our short quiz!

The only recommended screening test for lung cancer is low-dose computed tomography (also called a low-dose CT scan, or LDCT). The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendsexternal icon yearly lung cancer screening with LDCT for people who—

  • Have a history of heavy smoking, and
  • Smoke now or have quit within the past 15 years, and
  • Are between 50 and 80 years old.

Find out more about lung cancer screening, including who should be screened, the risks of screening, and when screening should stop.

Page last reviewed: October 18, 2021