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Demand A Scan: Luck Is Not An Option



There’s a lucky few who get an accidental early cancer detection.

As if lucky and cancer belong in the same sentence. But as the story of Evy Schiffman shows, they do. And why an early diagnosis is the key to surviving lung cancer. There is a catch though. Early screenings are not a routine part of health care.

This year, Evy Schiffman read in her local paper about a not-so-well-known scan which detects calcium in the arteries to the heart and can assess stroke risk. She was concerned about her stroke risk, so she saved the article and five months later at her physical, she asked her primary care doctor for the Coronary Artery Calcium CT scan. He ordered it…

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