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20-second CT scan cuts lung cancer deaths, but is it right for you?

November 01, 2012

High-risk current and former smokers may benefit. Before having your scan, carefully consider the pros and cons.

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. More than 160,000 people will die from it in 2012, more than all deaths from cancer of the colon, prostate, and breast.

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