Don’t look for lung cancers on coronary CT angiograms
By Michael Woodhead
16 Oct 2018
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% ...