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Are You a Candidate for Lung Cancer Screening?

Posted 11/13/2014 by UHBlog

Make your appointment today. If you ever smoked – even for just a short time – you may worry about your risk of lung cancer. Depending on your smoking history and age, you could be a candidate for lung cancer CT screening. During the painless procedure, an imaging machine rotates around the body and takes multiple pictures of the lungs. “A CT scan is so sensitive, it can pick up very small nodules,” says thoracic surgeon Phillip Linden, MD. Nodules detected aren’...

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