Low-dose CT screening detects lung cancer when it’s most treatable

Wake Forest Baptist Health’s William Jeffrey Petty, MD, medical oncologist, and Christina Bellinger, MD, pulmonologist, discuss how low-dose CT screening for high risk patients can detect lung cancer early and when it’s most treatable. They also talk about current guidelines for screening, statistics about screening results, and testing protocol. In addition, Dr. Petty and Dr. Bellinger present highlights of the Wake Forest Baptist’s thoracic oncology program, which includes experts in pulmonary medicine, medical oncology, thoracic surgery, radiation oncology, radiology, interventional radiology and smoking cessation.

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