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  • Annual Chest X-Rays Not Useful for Lung Cancer Screening

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    October 28, 2011 | 1:05 pm

    It’s been a disappointing month for proponents of screening.

    You remember what screening is? Screening is testing someone for a disease who does not have any signs or symptoms of that disease. In general it means testing a wide population for a specific disease. So if I have a...