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Take the car park test to detect cancer

Mar 16, 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Offering cancer tests in shopping centres could save thousands of lives, a leading charity has said.

A study which placed mobile CT scanners in shopping centres car parks found they quadrupled the number of cases in which lung cancer was detected early.

The project, funded by Macmillan Cancer Support, found that 80 per cent of lung cancers picked up through mobile screening were at stages 1 or 2 - which are potentially curable. The NHS normally detects just 20 per cent of cases at th...