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Medicine: Lung Cancer #984839

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 04, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Estimates on lung cancer deaths cited.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) A study finding that CT scans can reduce deaths from lung cancer in heavy smokers featured; details given of concern about false positives and radiation. [Study participant Steffani TORRIGHELLI††- comments.] [National Cancer Institute Dr. Douglas LOWY†, NYU Langone Medical Center Dr. Harvey PASS†- comment on the life-saving capability.] The implications for smokers and the cost of the test discussed.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
LaPook, Jon
Duration:
00:03:30

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