CT scans' benefits seem to outweigh risks when screening smokers for lung cancer

Diseases and IllnessesHealthLung Cancer
Screening smokers and ex-smokers with spiral CT scans can reduce lung cancer deaths by 20% without triggering too many dangerous or unnecessary tests that sometimes result from cancer screening programs, researchers reported in the New England Journal of Medicine. The trial of more than... CDC / Mass. Gen. Hosp. Case Record.
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