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 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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