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 The current standard for lung cancer screenings are low-dose CT (LDCT) scans, and the latest guidelines recommend anyone with a 20-pack-year history of cigarette smoking be screened yearly for lung cancer. Photo: Shutterstock

A Better Way to Screen for Lung Cancer

A Tufts School of Medicine researcher is developing a test to predict lung cancer risk more accurately and reduce the number of scans needed to detect the condition.
An illustration of the HIV virus magnified

This Team Fights Viruses that Cause Cancer

In research labs and clinical settings, faculty across Tufts School of Medicine and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences are investigating cancer caused by herpes, HIV, HPV, and other viruses.