Items Tagged ‘Lung Cancer’

July 7th, 2011

Screening with Spiral CT Reduces Lung Cancer Deaths


Among people with a history of heavy smoking, screening with low-dose helical computed tomography (spiral CT) scans reduced lung cancer mortality by 20%. These results were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the United States. Each year, an […]

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Tags: General Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell, News, Screening/Prevention Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell