Lung cancer: Screening with low-Dose CT scans

Interview with Prof. Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Medical Director, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Heidelberg University Hospital

10/01/2018

Image: Smiling man with glasses, short dark hair and white coat - Auke Meppelink; Copyright: UK Universitätsklinik Heidelberg

Prof. Hans-Ulrich Kauczor

Image: Radiology assistant presses a button at the front of a CT; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Arne Trautmann

A lung cancer screening program does not only require the correct technical setup. It also needs solid criteria to define findings. Otherwise, too many findings would be incorrectly defined as cases of cancer.

Image: Man with glasses and beard - Timo Roth; Copyright: B. Frommann

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