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Marilyn Monroe's Chest X-Ray on Sale

Finance papers, shrink couch also at auction

(Newser) - An image of Marilyn Monroe that may be too revealing even for the most ardent fan will be hitting the auction block later this year. A 1954 chest X-Ray of the star taken by a young doctor at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles will be among an assortment of... More »

New Cancer Scan Promising, But Much Testing Remains

Dramatic decrease in mortality rate is contested by scientists

(Newser) - A study claiming to dramatically reduce the risk of lung-cancer death is the object of intense scientific debate, Philip Boffey writes in the New York Times. Researchers screened asymptomatic smokers with spiral CT scans, which are more sensitive than the traditional chest X-ray. They estimate 92% of those found to... More »

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