Patient getting CT scan

A patient undergoes a CT scan at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.  Researchers reported that CT scans for lung cancer screening may help detect <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="HEDAI0000017" title="COPD (INACTIVE)" href="/topic/health/diseases-illnesses/copd-%28inactive%29-HEDAI0000017.topic">COPD</a>, a major killer of people who smoke.

( Ken Hively / Los Angeles Times / June 10, 2013 )

A patient undergoes a CT scan at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Researchers reported that CT scans for lung cancer screening may help detect COPD, a major killer of people who smoke.

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