BMG Proudly Named ACR Lung Cancer Designated Screening Center

By Buffalo Medical Group | July 16 2019 | BMG News & Updates

Buffalo Medical Group has been named an American College of Radiology (ACR) Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center!

We are pleased, and proud, to announce our Buffalo Medical Group’s Radiology Department has been named a Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

This designation is awarded signifies that Buffalo Medical Group’s lung cancer screening program and protocol meets the requirements set forth by the ACR lung cancer screening committee, and therefore means patients can feel safe, and at ease when choosing Buffalo Medical Group for lung cancer screenings.

In addition, Buffalo Medical Group has also signed up with the National Radiology Data Registry (NRDR), Lung Cancer Screening Registry (LCSR), designed to systematically audit the quality of interpretation of screening lung CT’s and compare our data including lung cancer occurrences nationally, to ensure your results are as accurate as possible, to provide our patients with the highest-quality of care.

Should I be screened for lung cancer?

Visit our Radiology Department page for more information, and to find out if you may be at risk for lung cancer.

What is the American College of Radiology (ACR)?

The American College of Radiology (ACR) is a nonprofit professional society with more than 38,000 member radiologists, medical students, medical physicists and radiation oncologists. The ACR standards define principles for the delivery of high-quality imaging and therapeutic care. The accreditation programs offer radiologists and other providers the opportunity for peer review of their facility’s staff qualifications, imaging equipment, quality control and the resultant image quality. (source: ACR)