Future trends in lung cancer diagnosis.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Imaging continues to play an essential role in evaluating patients with lung cancer. Improvement in radiologic techniques will produce more accurate diagnostic information, but complementing conventional studies with molecular diagnostics will likely have an even greater impact on patient management. Integration of imaging studies and biomarkers into the diagnostic evaluation of patients with lung cancer provides an opportunity to more efficiently guide diagnosis, staging, treatment, and follow-up.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Christensen, JD; Patz, EF

Published Date

  • September 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 50 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1001 - 1008

PubMed ID

  • 22974783

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-8275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.rcl.2012.06.002


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States