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September 11, 2014

Fighting lung cancer: Faster image processing for low-radiation CT scans

An NIBIB-funded study at the University of Michigan seeks to make low-dose computed tomography scans a viable screening technique by speeding up the image reconstruction from half an hour or more to just five minutes.The advance could be particularly important for fighting lung cancers, as symptoms often appear too late for effective treatment.  Read more and watch a video about the research in the University of Michigan press release.

Health Terms: 
Cancer,
CT