News outlets recently interviewed Samir Makani, MD, about new technology at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas that aims to diagnose lung diseases earlier and more accurately than current conventional methods. Early diagnosis is especially important with lung cancer, as survival rates are higher for patients diagnosed with early-stage disease. Dr. Makani is director of interventional pulmonary medicine at Scripps Encinitas and is a Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center physician.
Read the Coast News story: Scripps Adds Innovative Tools for Lung Diagnoses
Watch the KUSI interview: New Technology Aims to Diagnose Lung Cancer Earlier