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Loma Linda University Cancer Center now offers low-dose CT scan for lung cancer

 

Last updated 10/22/2017 at Noon

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LOMA LINDA – Loma Linda University Cancer Center is now offering lung cancer screening through a low-dose chest CT scan.

Although it is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. and the second most common form of cancer in both men and women, lung cancer typically goes undetected until symptoms present, which is usually in the latter stages of the disease, according to Dr. Brian S. Furukawa, assistant professor of pulmonary and critical care at Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

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