Published in Cancer Weekly, May 11th, 2010
However, the paper by Jennifer M. Croswell, MD and co-authors published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, claiming that CT scans yield twice as many false positives as chest x-rays and lead to a high percentage of invasive follow-up procedures, is based on a study (the Lung Screening Trial -LSS) done in 2000-2001 that used outdated equipment and failed to follow a uniform diagnostic protocol.
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