Monday, July 11, 2011

Early CT Scans Cut Lung Cancer Death Rate



VOAVideo: Early CT Scans Cut Lung Cancer Death Rate
A U.S. study of current and former smokers shows that early screening with CT scans cuts the death rate for lung cancer by 20 percent. The findings are significant because lung cancer is an aggressive disease that often is undetected, and once diagnosed, the mortality rate is very high. VOA's Melinda Smith in Washington has more on the study and what effect it might have on future screening. ... (more info)

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