lung cancer

Lung Cancer Screening

Dr. Pandu Dasappa
18 Sep 2018
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Lung Cancer Screening mainly includes Low-dose CT Scan (LDCT).

Screening test for lung cancer means testing a patient for this type of cancer when he still hasn’t shown any symptoms of it. Low-dose computed tomography also known as low-dose CT scan, or LDCT is the only test that is used to screen for lung cancer. It involves an x-ray machine that scans the body to get an elaborate images of lungs.

Dr. Pandu Dasappa

About the Author

Surgical Oncologist
Dr. Pandu Dasappa is a Surgical Oncologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon practicing in Apollo Hospitals located in Panduranga Nagar, Bangalore. Dr. Pandu has completed his MBBS from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore in the year 1998 and MS in General Surgery from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur in the year 2005. Further, he pursued MCh in Surgical Oncology from B J Medical College Ahmedabad in the year 2010. Dr. Pandu specializes in General cancer consultation, Bilateral Orchiectomy, Radical nephrectomy, Partial nephrectomy, Cryoablation, Laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He also specializes in Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP), Laparoscopic prostatectomy, Cancer Rectum, Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgeries, Kidney cancer and GreenLight Laser for prostate treatment. Dr. Pandu is a member of Association of Indian Surgeons (AIS) and Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI). He is also associated with Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (IAGES) and Associate Member of Bangalore Surgical Society. He has an experience of more than two decades in the field of surgical oncology. He is currently practicing at Apollo Hospitals, a Multispeciality Center situated in Bannerghatta, Bangalore. Book a FREE appointment with Dr. Pandu Dasappa at
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