In humans, the portion of the chest protected by the ribcage is also called the thorax.
In four legged mammals, the mammary glands and nipples are located closer to the back legs, and are therefore not part of the chest. Otherwise, the anatomy contains similar internal organs in different configurations.
X-ray screening doesn't prevent lung cancer deaths: study; researchers found no reduction in mortality among those who got chest X-rays.
Oct 26, 2011; Byline: Jenifer Goodwin, HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Using chest X-rays to screen for lung cancer...