Radon is a radioactive gas that can accumulate in homes and is the 2nd leading cause of lung cancer. .

The only way to know if your home has high levels of radon is to test. According to the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation, 1 in 5 five homes in Tennessee have elevated radon levels. 

Tennessee residents may be eligible for a free radon test kit by calling 1-800-232-1139 or visiting tn.gov/environment/radon.


Together you can discuss your risk and decide if a lung screening is right for you. Call (423) 495-LUNG (5864) for more information.

CHI Memorial is honored to be recognized as 'high performing' by U.S. News in lung cancer surgery and COPD.

CHI Memorial Chest and Lung Cancer Center provides minimally invasive and traditional surgical treatment options for cancers of the chest and lungs.

Cone Beam CT (CBCT) bronchoscopy, an advanced technology that is enhancing diagnostic yield of biopsies of difficult peripheral lung lesions.