HAVE YOU BEEN EXPOSED
TO SECOND HAND SMOKE?

YOU CAN PARTICIPATE IN OUR RESEARCH STUDY IF:

If you have been exposed to second hand smoke you could be eligible to participate in a study to determine the probability of specific pulmonary diseases related to the exposure of second hand smoke.

If you can answer yes to the following questions, you may be eligible to participate in the FAMMRI Study through John Muir Clinical Research Center.
 

  1. Are you between the ages of 50-80?
  2. Are you a Non-Smoker (smoked fewer than 100 cigarettes in your lifetime)
  3. 5 years exposure to second hand smoke, either in the workplace or at home, within the past 30 years?
  4. Able to undergo thoracic surgery if necessary?
  5. Do you have a Primary Care Physician to receive the results of a low-dose CT scan and the ability to order further diagnostic treatments/tests if necessary?

Participants will undergo a Low-Dose CT at a discounted rate of $75.

ARE YOU AT HIGH RISK FOR DEVELOPING LUNG CANCER?

YOU CAN PARTICIPATE IN OUR RESEARCH STUDY IF:

John Muir Clinical Research Center is one of 42 sites worldwide conducting patient trials in collaboration with I-ELCAP to determine if lung cancer can be detected earlier. Participants will undergo 2 low-dose CT scans within 12 months. 

If you can answer yes to the following questions you may be an eligible participant for the I-ELCAP study.
 

  1. Are you between the ages of 40-80?
  2. Are you a current or former smoker with a minimum of 10 pack year history? (Equivalent of 1 pack/day for 10 years, ½ pack/day for 20 years, or 2 packs/day for 5 years) or:
  3. Smokers or Nonsmokers with workplace exposure to radon gas or asbestos? or:
  4. Family history: Primary relative with lung cancer
  5. Has a Primary Care Physician to receive the results of a low-dose Chest CT who also has the ability to order further diagnostic treatments/testing as recommended?

There is a discounted cost associated with both Low-Dose CT scans of $375. 


 

How To Apply:

If you are eligible and willing to participate please contact John Muir Clinical Research Center at 925-674-2660. Funding assistance is available to participants who meet the criteria for the Federal Low Income guidelines.