Federal advisers recommend yearly lung screening for older, high risk smokers
July 31, 2013
Federal government health experts recently released a draft report which said, for the first time, there is evidence screening of smokers may save them from dying of lung cancer--and recommending smokers age 55-80 (even those who have quit in the last 15 years) get annual low dose CT scans of their lungs. Dr. Michael Skokan, Providence Cancer Center, spoke with the Oregonian about the report and how smokers can help mitigate the risk of lung cancer.
Read Dr. Skokan's interview with the Oregonian >>