Research finds small benefit from spiral CT scans

06/10/2008 | ScientificAmerican.com

Spiral CT scans appear to cut overall risk of premature death from lung cancer by only 4% in smokers and former smokers, a U.S. study showed. "We are hopeful that randomized trials conducted by the National Cancer Institute will show a benefit from screening. Until then, patients should think carefully about undergoing a test that has no direct evidence of benefit," one of the researchers said.

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