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Lung cancer is rarely detected by current x-ray procedures

Each year, nearly 3000 Norwegians develop lung cancer. Current x-ray- examinations capture only 20 percent of cases. With modern ultralow-dose CT, the radiologists hit the bull’s eye 90 per cent of the time.

DETECTS CANCER: Joanna Kristiansen (from left), Trond Mogens Aaløkken and Anne Catrine Trægde Martinsen have developed a new method that detects cancer far better than the current, old-fashioned x-ray procedure. Photo: Yngve Vogt

Read the full story in UiO's research magazine Apollon

Published Sep. 18, 2014 1:25 PM