Lung cancer is the most common type of cancer to affect both men and women. It is also the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. This page, and the resources it provides, is intended to help you find information you need to become an educated patient or care provider, and help those who are trying to quit smoking. Also help you learn more about available clinical trials.
The best evidence now illustrates that low dose chest CT (LDCT) screening can save lives, but only if it is done well. Only a well-defined, high risk population that can potentially undergo curative treatment if a lung cancer is identified should be screen. Screening must be preceded by shared decision making based on counseling on the potential benefits as well as risks of LDCT screening. LDCT screening should be done only at centers with experience in using LDCT screening protocols.
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