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ECR 2018 / C-2807
Subsolid nodules (SSNs): from lung cancer screening to everyday life
Congress: ECR 2018
Poster No.: C-2807
Type: Educational Exhibit
Keywords: Neoplasia, Cancer, Screening, Education, CT-High Resolution, CT, Thorax, Oncology, Lung
Authors: G. Cicchetti1, A. Farchione1, P. Franchi1, D. Geat1, G. Sica1, A. del Ciello2, A. R. Larici1, L. Bonomo1, R. Manfredi1; 1Rome/IT, 2Roma/IT


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