Sceduled LDCT Reminder

Date

 

Dear

Our records indicate that you are scheduled for a recommended Low Dose Chest CT (LDCT) as part of the Lung Cancer Screening Program on XXXX.  If you can’t make this appointment or need to change the appointment, please call (XXX) XXX-XXXX. If you have decided you do not want this screening performed or you are receiving care elsewhere, please let us know at your earliest convenience so that we may update our records. Thank you for your participation in the Lung Cancer Screening Program.

Here are some important points you should know:

  • Please arrive _______ minutes before your scheduled appointment.
  • The scan should take @{approximate time}.
  • There are no fluid or food restrictions and no medications or IVs will be used.
  • You may be asked to sign a consent form prior to testing.
  • Your Low Dose Chest CT (LDCT) report, including any minor observations, will be sent to your healthcare provider. Your exam report and images will be kept on file at @{name of facility}as part of your permanent record.
  • Screening tests are to detect illnesses before you have symptoms of the illness. If you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain, or coughing up blood, please call your health care provider to discuss the most appropriate follow up.
  • Keep in mind that good health involves quitting smoking. If you currently smoke and you want help to quit, please call @{facility quite line number}

Lung cancer screening FAQs are enclosed for your review. If you have any questions, please call (XXX) XXX-XXXX.

 

Sincerely,
Your Lung Cancer Screening Team