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James Jett, MD

James Jett, MD, is an internationally known expert in lung-cancer therapy. He has been a leader in identifying the value of CT screening for early detection of lung cancer. Dr. Jett received his MD at the University of Missouri. He has held appointments as professor of medicine at Mayo Medical School and the University of Pittsburgh, and has served as a consultant for the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Jett is editor in chief of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology. Previously he has served on the editorial board for other major medical journals, including Chest, Respiratory Medicine, and American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Last Reviewed: June 2018