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Computed tomography scan

... Also called CT scan, CAT scan, and spiral or helical CT. ... Today, spiral CT (also
known as helical CT) is the most common type of CT used. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/imagingradiologytests/imaging-radiology-tests-ct

CT Scans Cut Lung Cancer Deaths, Study Finds

... the new study—with its large, ethnically diverse group of subjects, and a design
that randomly assigned patients to x-ray or spiral CT and followed ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/ct-scans-cut-lung-cancer-deaths-study-finds

Imaging (Radiology) Tests

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MediaRoom - Press Releases

... "The announcement that a well designed prospective randomized trial of spiral
CT reduces the risk of death in people with a history of heavy ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=279

Should We Screen For Lung Cancer, Or Not?

... It wasn't but a couple of months ago that an article was published in the New
England Journal of Medicine that claimed spiral CT scans for the early ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2007/03/06/should-we-screen-for-lung-cancer-or-not.aspx

Screening for Lung Cancer: Why Not?

... New technology, in this case the spiral CT scan, allows us to quickly get detailed
pictures of the structures in the lung at a degree of detail never ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2005/11/11/screening-for-lung-cancer-why-not.aspx

US Task Force Makes Recommendations for Lung Cancer ...

... "This draft recommendation recognizes that low-dose spiral CT almost certainly
saves lives when done on individuals at high risk for lung cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/us-task-force-makes-recommendations-for-lung-cancer-screening

Weighing the Benefits and Risks of Lung Cancer Screening

... The study assigned half of them to the test group of low-dose spiral CT scan,
and half of them to a control group that received the standard single ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2013/01/11/weighing-the-benefits-and-risks-of-lung-cancer-screening.aspx

Frequently Asked Questions About Lung Cancer

... A type of CT scan known as low-dose spiral CT (or helical CT) has shown
some promise in detecting early lung cancers in heavy smokers and ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/features/frequently-asked-questions-about-lung-cancer

US Task Force Makes Recommendations for Lung Cancer ...

... "This draft recommendation recognizes that low-dose spiral CT almost certainly
saves lives when done on individuals at high risk for lung cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/us-task-force-makes-recommendations-for-lung-cancer-screening