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August 13, 2005

CT Scan for Lung Cancer

If a simple, painless test can find the world's deadliest cancer when it is smaller than a pea - and such a test does indeed exist - shouldn't people who are most at risk have one? Surprisingly, the federal government, American Cancer Society and a raft of cancer specialists say the answer is "no." (

Posted by news editor at 10:13 AM

New Diagnostic Machine Detects Lung Cancer Early

A city hospital is using a diagnostic machine that a doctor says can detect lung cancer earlier and more reliably ... Columbus Regional Hospital is one of five places in the country to use the SuperDimension Bronchus System, approved by Food and Drug Administration in November 2004, hospital officials said. (News Sentinel)

Posted by news editor at 04:14 AM