Examining whether lung screening changes risk perceptions: National Lung Screening Trial participants at 1-year follow-up Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Early Detection of Cancer
  • Health Behavior
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Perception
  • Smoking

abstract

  • Lung screening did not change participants' risk perceptions of lung cancer or smoking-related disease. A negative screening test, which was the most common screening result, did not appear to decrease risk perceptions nor provide false reassurance to smokers.

publication date

  • April 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3604047

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.27925

PubMed ID

  • 23280348

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1306

end page

  • 13

volume

  • 119

number

  • 7