Why CT scans could be in smokers' near future - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Why CT scans could be in smokers' near future

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New advice from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a new recommendation that long time smokers should get annual ct scans to screen for early stage lung cancer, even if they don't have any symptoms.

Experts say the benefits appear to outweigh any harm from the low-dose radiation.

But some doctors are already arguing the recommendations are far too broad.

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