Study Shows that CT Scan Screening for Lung Cancer is Better than Chest X-ray.

A huge National Cancer Institute study was in process to settle the long debate about screening for lung cancer with low dose spiral CT as opposed to Chest X-Ray. This study was terminated early because of significant findings that favored the use of CT.? ??

Click here: Lung cancer trial results show mortality benefit with CT – National Cancer Institute

According to NPR News, the ?The massive National Lung Screening Trial enrolled 53,000 current or former smokers to try to settle the debate. It found 20 percent fewer deaths from lung cancer among those screened with spiral CTs than among those given chest X-rays, the NCI said Thursday, a difference significant enough that it ended the study early.?
Click here: Study: CT Scans Modestly Cut Lung Cancer Deaths : NPR?

Lexington Diagnostic Center & OPEN MRI has been providing spiral low-dose CT Lung Cancer Screening for several years and continues to be a leader in Screening Imaging Technology services. LDC has long provided Cardiac Calcium Score, Virtual Colonoscopy, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Ultrasound Screening and DEXA for Osteoporosis Screening.

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