Saint Peter's Becomes First Middlesex County Hospital to Offer CT Screening for Lung Cancer

November 30, 2013 9:01 PM

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Saint Peter's Becomes First Middlesex County Hospital to Offer CT Screening for Lung Cancer

Saint Peter’s University Hospital announced (on Nov. 20) that it has become the first hospital in Middlesex County to offer low-dose CT screening for the detection and treatment of lung cancer. The program also features a multidisciplinary team of clinicians who are expert in the management of lung cancer treatment and a broad range of technical and surgical options for lung cancer patients.

Low-dose CT (computed tomography) screening enables physicians to see inside of the human body to diagnose disease at its earliest stages, increasing patients’ chances for curative treatment and long-term survival, leading “The New England Journal of Medicine” to conclude: “Low-dose CT reduces morta...

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