Harvard Health Blog
CT test for hidden lung cancer is cost-effective but not covered for many likely to benefit
Posted November 06, 2014, 3:25 pm Beverly Merz, Executive Editor, Harvard Women's Health Watch Lung cancer is a fact of life for some smokers. About 1 in 7, or 14%, develop this potentially difficult-to-treat and deadly cancer. Quitting lessens the risk. Having tests to detect hidden lung cancer can help find it early, while it is still treatable.