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Doctors Hospital of Augusta

Lung CT might be effective for screening in at-risk

Augusta, GA - The Augusta Chronicle spoke to Dr. Phillip Catalano, a thoracic surgeon at Doctors Hospital, about the benefits of lung CT screenings. Longtime smokers might find it easier in the future to get the lung CT screening. The U.S. Preventive Service Task Force issued a draft recommendation Monday saying it found “adequate evidence” that the tests would prove effective in detecting early lung cancer in an at-risk older group. Read the story here: