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Articles matching the ‘CT screening’ Category
Joe Elia • May 20th, 2012
Dr. Peter Bach is the first author on a new JAMA analysis of the benefits and harms of using low-dose CT screening for lung cancer. The American College of Chest Physicians and the American Society of Clinical Oncology requested the systematic review to assist them in drawing up a clinical guideline. Join us in [...]
Joe Elia • November 9th, 2010
We talk with Dr. Denise Aberle, a principal investigator on the CT-for-lung-cancer-screening trial that the National Cancer Institute stopped last week. NCI stopped the trial when the trial’s monitoring committee found a 20% decrease in lung cancer deaths among those randomized to CT screening. Listen in for a fascinating look at what happens when [...]