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Lung cancer screening

Lung cancer screening is currently only recommended for high-risk adults. This is because they are more likely to get sick.

High risk does not mean that you will definitely get lung cancer. But you may need to start regular checkups. Therefore, if you get cancer, your doctor will detect it at a very early stage. With early detection, the chances of a successful cure of the disease are high.

You should get screened for lung cancer if you:

  • • Current smoker (or former smoker who has quit smoking in the last 15 years);
  • • Have been smoking for 30 years (for example, one pack a day for 30 years or two packs a day for 15 years).

If you fall into this group, follow the survey schedule below:

Age 55 to 80

  • • The doctor's consultation;
  • • Low dose computed tomography (computed tomography or computed tomography) every year.

Along with regular check-ups, watch for any changes in your health. If you experience symptoms such as a persistent cough or chest pain, see your doctor right away.

At the NROC, you can undergo high-quality diagnostics, get a "second opinion" about the type of tumor cells in the diagnosis, and, if necessary, immediately begin and receive qualified treatment.

Citizens of Kazakhstan have the right to freely choose their doctor and medical organization in accordance with subparagraph 3, paragraph 1, Article 77 of the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On health and the health care system".

In addition, the patient has the right to freely choose the organization of health care during planned hospitalization, which is enshrined in the order of the Minister of Health and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated September 29, 2015 No. 761 "On approval of the Rules for the provision of inpatient care."