Millions more smokers and ex-smokers should receive free annual screenings for lung cancer, a federally appointed task force says

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent group of 16 physicians and scientists who evaluate preventive tests and medications, said high-risk smokers and ex-smokers should begin getting annual low-dose CT scans at age 50, not 55, the previous age threshold set in 2013.

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Contributor: Laurie McGinley