LSU Lung Cancer Research Study

Diptasri Mandal, PhD:
Principal Investigator
(504) 568-6156    

Angelle Bencaz, MSPH

(504) 568-2216


Jessica Chambliss, MS, CRC:


(504) 568-7027


Toll-Free: 1-888-720-7757    



LSU Lung Cancer Homepage

Click on any of the following lung cancer screening tools and materials: 


Interactive Tools & Quizzes

  1. Low-Dose CT Lung Screening Risk Assessment (Martin Health System)

  2. Lung Cancer Risk Assessment Tool: Does Lung Cancer Screening Make Sense for Me? (American Association for Thoracic Surgery)

  3. Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility Quiz (American Lung Association's "Saved By the Scan")​​

  4. Lung Cancer Screening Decision Tool (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

  5. Lung Cancer Screening Quiz (Kennedy Cancer Center)



  1. Lung Cancer Screening Program Risk Assessment Tool (Lung Cancer Initiative) (worksheet)

  2. I am at high risk for lung cancer: Now what? (American Lung Association) (worksheet handout)

  3. Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Comprehensive Genomic Profiling (Dont Guess Test) (worksheet guide)

  4. Questions to Ask Your Insurance Company About Coverage for Lung Cancer Screening (American Lung Association) (worksheet guide)

  5. Patient-Friendly Insurance Chart: Is lung cancer screening covered under your insurance? (American Lung Association) (interactive chart)


Fact Sheets & Handouts

  1. Lung Cancer CT Screening: Is It Right For Me? (American Lung Association) (handout)

  2. Is Lung Cancer Screening Right for Me? (American Lung Associaiton) (handout)

  3. Should You Be Screened for Lung Cancer? (Free to Breathe) (infographic handout)

  4. "Should I be Screened for Lung Cancer" (City of Hope) (infographic handout)

  5. Helping You Decide About Lung Cancer Screening (fact sheet)

  6. Understanding Lung Cancer Risk and Screening (Lung Cancer Alliance) (brochure)

  7. Understanding Task Force Recommendations: Screening for Lung Cancer (U.S. Preventive Services Task Force) (Consumer Report, handout)

  8. Lung Cancer Screening: Coverage in Health Insurance Plans (American Lung Association) (chart handout)

  9. Medicare Coverage for Lung Cancer Screening: Frequently Asked Questions (American Lung Association) (handout)

  10. Talking With Your Patients About Screening for Lung Cancer (U.S. Preventive Services Task Force) (handout)

  11. What to Look for in a Lung Cancer Screening Facility (American Lung Association) (handouts)

  12. Patient and Physician Guide: National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) ( (handout)

  13. Is Lung Cancer Screening Right for Me? A Decisionmaking Tool for You and Your Health Care Professional (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) (handout)

  14. Is Lung Cancer Screening Right for Me? A Decision Aid for People Considering Lung Cancer with Low-Dose Computed Tomograph (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) (handout)

  15. Lung Cancer Screening: A Clnician Checklist (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) (interactive handout)



  1. Lung Cancer Screening: NCCN Guidelines for Patients (National Comprehensive Cancer Network) (booklet)

  2. Decision Aid for Lung Cancer Screening with Computerized Tomography (American Thoracic Society) (Patient Education, booklet)

  3. Lung Cancer Screening Programs (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC) (Programs & Policies for Cancer Prevention, booklet)


Websites & Web Pages

  1. Don' (website)

  2. (website)

  3. Patient Information: Lung Cancer Prevention and Screening, Beyond the Basics (UpToDate) (web page)

  4. Should I Be Screened for Lung Cancer (Lung Cancer Alliance) (web page)

  5. Lung Cancer Screening and Early Detection (Lung Force) (web page)

  6. Lung Cancer Screening Tools (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) (web page)

  7. What Do I Need to Know about Lung Cancer Screening? (American Lung Association) (web page)

  8. Why Lung Cancer Screening Isn't for Never Smokers (American Lung Association) (web page blog)


Video Library

  1. Understanding Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines (Free to Breathe) (YouTube)

  2. Lung Cancer Screening (Dr. Ella A. Kazerooni, MD, MS & Dr. Douglas S. Arenberg, MD, UM Health System) (YouTube)

  3. "CT Screening of People at Very High Risk for Lung Cancer" (Dr. Peter B. Bach, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

  4. Behind the Science: Lung Cancer Screening (American Cancer Society) (YouTube)

  5. What is Lung Cancer Screening? (Legacy Health) (YouTube)


Screening Centers

  1. Lung Cancer Screening Centers in Louisiana (provided by Lung Cancer Alliance's "Screening Centers of Excellence") (web page)

  2. Lung Cancer Screening Centers Nationally (provided by Lung Cancer Alliance's "Screening Centers of Excellenence") (web page)

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