Study: Lung scans can lead to many false alarms
April 20, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) Screening smokers for cancer
with lung scans can lead to a high rate of false alarms, unneeded tests
and biopsies, a new study suggests.
Some hospitals are promoting lung cancer
screening with a special X-ray called a CT scan. And some advocacy
groups encourage current or former smokers to get tested... read more