Lung Cancer CT Scan Clinical Trial Results Show Benefit

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Description: Twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths seen among those who were screened with low-dose spiral CT scan than with chest X-ray.

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is today releasing initial results from a large-scale test of screening methods to reduce deaths from lung cancer by detecting cancers at relatively early stages.

Reggie Munden, M.D., from the Department of Thoracic Imaging and principal investigator of the trial at MD Anderson talks about the impact of the study for long term smokers
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Posted on : 06/23/11
Added : 6 years ago
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