These 10-minute talks from the Temple Healthy Chest Initiative address improving screening rates, providing multidisciplinary diagnostic services for both lung cancer and incidental findings, and Temple’s nurse navigator model to follow up with patients and providers on screening results and next steps.
Educational Video Resources from Temple Specialists
Lung Center Screening and Co-Morbidities
Nathanial Marchetti, DO, covers how low-dose CT screening for lung nodules can also uncover a myriad other conditions, including COPD, coronary artery calcification, and abnormalities in areas including the esophagus, liver, thyroid, breast, and more.
Navigating Lung Cancer Screening and Follow Up
Bridget Fonash, BSN, RN, OCN, Lung Center Nurse Coordinator, discusses how integrated follow-up after lung cancer screening, led by an experienced nurse navigator, can be a gateway to treatment for incidental conditions discovered during via LDCT as well as an improved diagnostic course for any suspicious pulmonary nodules.
Lung Cancer Screening and SPN in the Patient with COPD
Gerard Criner, MD highlights the increased risk for lung cancer among patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and associated recommendations for screening with low-dose CT.
Also In This Issue
- Saving Lives and Tackling Disparities Through Lung Cancer Screening
A Message from Steven R. Carson, MHA, BSN, RN
- Screening for Lung Cancer Can Be the Bridge to Better Care
By Nathanial Marchetti, DO
- Lung Cancer Screening Shared Decision-Making Tool for Providers and Resources for Your Patients
- Programs Supporting Social Determinants of Health