Spread the word about low-dose CT for lung cancer screening

Where’s the push for longtime smokers to get screened for lung cancer?  

The American College of Radiology asked just that in May after a new study showed that, in 2016, a mere 1.9 percent of more than 7 million strong candidates—adults aged 55 to 80 who smoked for 30 or more pack years—got screened with low-dose CT. Never mind that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends the test for this numerically substantial subpopulation.

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