Category: Cardiopulmonary & Thoracic

Cardiopulmonary & Thoracic

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Study: Low-dose Chest CT Leaves DNA Intact

The low-dose chest CT scans used in lung cancer screening do not appear to damage human DNA, according to a study appearing in the journal Radiology. The results could help allay fears that such screenings will lead to an increase in radiation-induced cancer.

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Scientists Uncover Gene mutation that drives lung cancer in Asian Populations

Researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have uncovered that a genetic variant in a gene called MET is responsible for more aggressive growth of head and neck, and lung cancers. The study was published in the scientific journal Nature Communications.