Wall Street Journal
Annual chest X-rays didn't significantly reduce the death rate from lung cancer in a study involving more than 150,000 patients that reflects the challenges of using early detection to save lives in the battle against malignancies.
The findings suggest the best
strategy for discovering lung tumors in an early, more treatable stage
is screening with more-costly CT scans, which were shown in a separate
recent study to lower the death rate by 20% despite a high percentage of
false-positive results... Read More