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Study finds annual CT scans of current and former smokers over 55 lower risk of death by 20 percent

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Yearly CT scans of middle-aged and older smokers — and former smokers — can reduce the risk of death from lung cancer by 20 percent, according to an eight-year, landmark study funded by the federal government. Health experts say the study results represent a historic leap forward in cancer detection that could save thousands of lives each year, although at considerable cost. … Back to Article

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