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Spiral CT

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Spiral CT

Spiral CT

Spiral CT

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Many Americans who smoke, or used to smoke, are turning to a high-tech medical test to find out if they have early lung cancer. The test is called spiral CT and can detect tiny tumors that some researchers think are potentially curable. NPR's Richard Knox reports on the experience of one woman who decided to get a spiral CT test. To learn more about the test, visit our feature, Checking for Lung Cancer.