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Smoking marijuana damages the lungs more than tobacco

In a recent Radiology journal study, researchers report chest computed tomography (CT) findings that the lungs of marijuana smokers exhibit more significant levels of airway inflammatory markers and emphysema as compared to those of tobacco-only smokers.   Study: Chest CT Findings in Marijuana…

AI used to identify pancreatic cancer in CT scans

In a recent study published in the journal Radiology, researchers in Taiwan developed a deep learning (DL)–based computer-aided detection (CAD) tool to detect pancreatic cancer on contrast-enhanced abdominal computed tomography (CT) scans. Study: Pancreatic Cancer Detection on CT Scans with…