In this podcast, Dr. Hart will discuss the results of a large randomized national study which compared the effects of two screening procedures for lung cancer – low-dose helical computed tomography (CT) and standard chest X-ray. How the study results may affect screening protocols in the future will be explained. Dr. Hart sees smoking cessation as the first priority toward preventing lung cancer.
Eric Hart, M.D.
Radiologist, Northwestern Memorial HospitalDr. Eric Hart is a radiologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and an Associate Professor in Radiology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Clinically, Dr. Hart is interested in Thoracic Imaging including the imaging of lung cancer and pulmonary embolism. His academic research focuses on lung cancer screening and he is currently participating in the National Lung Screening Trial... more >