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Low Dose CT Scan Reduces Cancer Risk

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 Today
By 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.

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