Early Lung Cancer Action Project: Initial findings on repeat screening Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma
  • Lung
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • False-positive screening test results are uncommon and usually manageable without biopsy; compared with no screening, such screenings permit diagnosis at substantially earlier and thus more curable stages. Annual repetition of CT screening is sufficient to minimize symptom-prompted interim diagnoses of nodule-associated malignancies.

publication date

  • July 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/1097-0142(20010701)92:1<153::AID-CNCR1303>3.0.CO;2-S

PubMed ID

  • 11443621

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 153

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 92

number

  • 1