Decade-long trial shows frequent CT screening reduces high-risk smokers’ likelihood of dying from lung cancer.
Despite recommendations, shared decision-making for lung cancer screening in practice may be far from what is intended by guidelines.
Thorough prescreening evaluation is one critical element for a safe and successful lung cancer screening program.
May contribute to knowledge gap inhibiting patients from improving their health literacy.
The Bach model, PLCOM2012, LCRAT, and LCDRAT most accurately predict risk and performed best in selecting ever-smokers for screening.
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.