Expert Video - Are there alternatives to screening with low-dose CT scan?
Lung cancer expert Dr. Abbie Begnaud discusses whether there are any alternatives to lung cancer screening with low-dose CT. She explains that currently, the only approved screening method for lung cancer is the low-dose CT scan, which has undergone rigorous testing in multiple large study trials. Dr. Begnaud discusses other screening tests in development, including new kinds of blood tests, exhaled breath analysis tests, and the use of artificial intelligence as a tool for analyzing scans for features that the human eye may not detect. In the future, Dr. Begnaud believes that there will be more tools available to screen and diagnose lung cancer.
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