People getting more Covid scans leads to more lung cancers being detected – 1st Russian Honorary Fellow of top US surgical society

The coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has seen more people taking chest CT scans and greater detection of early stage lung cancer, surgeon Igor Khatkov, the first-ever Russian Honorary Fellow of the American Surgical Association, told RT.

In an interview to RT shortly after receiving the honor, Prof. Khatkov spoke about how the ongoing coronavirus pandemic led to higher rates of lung cancer diagnosis.

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