Oncology

Screening must be more accessible

The introduction of lung cancer screening programs offers opportunities. See a real patient case at the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany.

7min
Andrea Lutz
Published on 24. August 2022

Claus Peter Heussel, MD, is the head of diagnostic and interventional radiology with nuclear medicine at the Thorax Clinic at Heidelberg University Hospital. 
For the new Health exhibition in the Deutsches Museum Munich, he has contributed a real-life patient case with in-depth supporting documentation. 

You prepared a lung cancer case for the Deutsches Museum: What can visitors learn from it?

For which groups of people are lung screening programs beneficial?

What do you think of the idea of offering lung cancer screening in supermarket parking lots as was done in the Manchester program?

What criteria are used for the lung cancer screening in Germany?

What can an individual do to prevent lung cancer?

What are the preconditions for curing lung cancer?

What role does artificial intelligence play in controlling the course of disease?


By Andrea Lutz
Andrea Lutz is a journalist and business trainer specialized on medical topics, technology, and healthcare IT. She lives in Nuremberg, Germany.