Targeted dose CT lung cancer screening does not have substantial effect on life-years saved among high risk groups.
By adding a new category to lung CT reports, radiologists can identify more malignant lesions.
Annual low-dose CT screening for lung cancer for high-risk patients may not be necessary.
CMS released their final decision for lung cancer screening with low-dose CT.
NCCN Group 2 high-risk patients to benefit from CT lung screening, study says.
Patients who underwent low-dose CT for lung cancer screening and received false-positives benefited from counseling.
Low-dose CT lung cancer screening detects more early cancers in at-risk patients than radiography, but with lower positive predictive value.