CT Scan Screening for Lung Cancer: Saving Lives at a Big Pricetag, and Who Should Pay?

The news about a major government study that found 20 percent fewer deaths in a group of heavy smokers who got annual CT scan screening for lung cancer has a few more statistics that are sobering for the rest of us who pay the price as a society for this screening.

The study enrolled 50,000 smokers and gave half of them CT scans and half regular chest X-rays, every year for three years.

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