Dr. Henschke explains if lung cancer deaths can be reduce by the use of low dose CT (computed tomography) scans.
Our research shows that if you find the lung cancer early and you take it out that you can cure those lung cancers, those patients, and by curing them, you reduce deaths for lung cancer. So, based on our research, within our research, we do find that it reduces deaths from lung cancer.
About Dr. Henschke, M.D., Ph.D.:
Dr. Claudia Ingrid Henschke, M.D., Ph.D., M.S., is an Attending Radiologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Professor of Radiology in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical School. She is a clinical expert in percutaneous fine needle lung biopsies and thoracic radiology and board certified in Diagnostic Radiology. Dr. Henschke received her master’s degree from Southern Methodist University, her Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, and medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine.