November 05, 2010
Presbyterian/St. Luke's & Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at P/SL have the ONLY lower dose CT scan in the Rocky Mountain region, the Aquilion ONE 320 Slice CT
A new study shows CT scans for lung cancer can reduce lung cancer deaths by 20%. The Aquilion ONE CT scanner decreases exposure to radiation for patients and is the most advanced CT scan in the world.USA TodayBy Liz Szabo, USA Today
For the first time, a large study shows that using CT scans to screen smokers and ex-smokers for lung cancer can reduce lung cancer deaths by 20% — potentially saving thousands of lives — by catching lethal tumors at an earlier, more treatable stage, according to a study released Thursday.