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Detecting lung cancer sooner rather than later

A review of 40 research papers that discuss lung cancer detection technologies highlights the gaps in the various approaches to the diagnosis of this potentially lethal disease and reveals how research might be targeted to improve detection and thus prognosis. Writing in the International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications, Malayil Shanid and A. Anitha of the Information & Communication Engineering department at Noorul Islam Center for Higher Education, in Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India explain the context of their review and its implications.