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Lung Cancer Scans Can be Unreliable


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Evidence suggests that CT scans to measure lung tumors can be unreliable.  This could potentially lead patients and doctors to believe the cancer is growing when it's not.

A new study found that changes of up to 10 percent can happen simply as a result of the inherent variability of CT imaging.


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