Lung Cancer Program, BTMed Partner to Screen At-Risk Construction Workers

December 8, 2014 3:06 PM

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CINCINNATI—The University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute’s Lung Cancer Screening Program is partnering with the Building Trades National Medical Screening Program (BTMed) to offer preventive screening and early lung cancer detection for construction workers at high risk in the Greater Cincinnati region.

This collaboration will provide low-radiation dose chest computed tomography (CT) scans to screen for early-stage lung cancer in people who have been exposed to cancer-causing substances, such as asbestos, radon and silica, while working at Fernald Feed Materials Production Center, General Electric ...

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