Opportunistic screening for lung cancers is not recommended on coronary CT scans because they are unlikely to yield worthwhile results from incidental findings, a Victorian study has concluded. While pulmonary nodules are common findings on CT coronary angiography, the people undergoing testing for cardiovascular conditions generally have a low risk for lung cancer and 90% ...
Don’t look for lung cancers on coronary CT angiograms
By Michael Woodhead
16 Oct 2018