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New York Times
Thursday, October 26, 2006
"Early Detection With CT Scans May Save Lives" by Gina Kolata
CT Scans Might Save Lives: What do you Think?
Kolata says that researchers at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital say many lives can be saved by finding lung cancer early on in thse scans.
Lung cancer is still the leading cancer in this country according to many researchers ; killing about 160,000 people a year.
Researchers predicted that more than 80 percent would live at least another ten years if their cancer was caught early.
This study group included more than 31,00 people in seven countries according to the Journal of New England medicine.
What do you think? are CTs a valuable test to have?
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