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    News: low-dose spiral CT for lung cancer

    CTs Reduce Lung Cancer Mortality

    Monday, November 8th, 2010

    A new study released by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) found that there were 20 percent fewer lung cancer deaths among heavy smokers who were screened with low-dose spiral CT compared with chest X-rays. The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) was a nationwide trial of current and former heavy smokers ages 55 to 74.  Starting […]