Search Tag: CT Lung Cancer Screening

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Cancer Screening Drops after Diagnostic CT

2021 09 Nov

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA) recently published a study in the Journal of the American College of Radiology showing that patient retention in a lung cancer screening (LCS) programme drops after diagnostic chest computed tomography (CT) examinations. Lung cancer is the leading cause of US cancer-related death, and screening... Read more

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CT Lung Cancer Screening: Impact on Smoking Cessation

2017 01 Aug

A new study published in the journal Thorax adds to evidence suggesting that integrating CT lung cancer screening with evidence-based smoking cessation interventions could prompt quitting in motivated high-risk smokers. Smoking cessation was examined among a subset of current smokers who were high-risk participants in the UK Lung Cancer Screening... Read more