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Dr. Jared Hagaman

Detecting lung cancer early with chest CT scans

Kentucky has a high rate of lung cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States.  Unfortunately, lung cancers typically do not cause symptoms until they have progressed to an advanced stage.  Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center is hoping to find lung cancers earlier and thus improve outcomes by offering lung cancer screening CT scans to at-risk patients.

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