Lung Cancer Screening in the Wake of the National Lung Screening Trial

Lung Cancer Screening

Lung Cancer Screening in the Wake of the National Lung Screening Trial

In this podcast, Eric Hart, MD will discuss the results of a large randomized national study which compared the effects of two screening procedures for lung cancer – low-dose helical computed tomography (CT) and standard chest X-ray. How the study results may affect screening protocols in the future will be explained. Dr. Hart sees smoking cessation as the first priority toward preventing lung cancer.

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Eric Hart, MD is a radiologist on the medical staff at Northwestern Memorial and assistant professor of Radiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Recorded 4/26/2011