Can CT scans for smokers save lives?

Dr. Senay is an Assistant Clinical Professor in Preventive Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Dr. Henschke is a Professor of Radiology. The USPSTF recently gave a high recommendation to low dose CT scans for lung cancer. If the task force finalizes the grade for this screening, healthcare insurers will be required by the ACA to cover it with no copay. Their conversation starts with that premise.