New CT scanners may transform early lung cancer detection

10/26/2006 | Philadelphia Inquirer, The

Hopes are high that new-generation CT scanners may be able to drastically improve early detection of lung cancer in the same way mammography transformed breast cancer detection. A study published this week found that at least 88% of patients whose early-stage lung cancer was detected by the new scanners had a 10-year survival rate following tumor removal.

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