Whole-body CT screening for cancer and coronary disease: Does it pass the test?

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ABSTRACTEven though whole-body CT scanning is being marketed directly to patients and they are starting to demand it, does it meet the standards of a good screening test for cancer and coronary artery disease? This article is a step-by-step, disease-specific discussion of the characteristics of a good screening test, and whether whole-body CT scanning meets these standards.


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