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Smokers who do a CT scan of their lungs more likely to quit

26 July 2017 10:10 AM
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A new study shows that doing a CT scan of your lungs could help you to quit smoking.

For smokers who have tried and failed to quit, getting a sophisticated x-ray (CT scan) of your lungs could be the push they need. Xolani Gwala discussed the results of a study that looked at the effect of CT scans on smokers who have a high risk of developing lung cancer.

The study disputed the belief that a clean scan offers one a licence to smoke. Engaging with a scan apparently makes smokers more open to quitting.

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26 July 2017 10:10 AM
Tags:
Smoking
how to quit smoking
scientific study on smoking

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