Computed tomography screening for lung cancer: where are we now?

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening has been shown to result in detection of earlier-stage lung cancers, with a 20% reduction in cancer-related deaths. LDCT screening offers significant potential benefits to selected patients; however, many questions remain, including questions about the applicability of lung cancer screening in clinical practice.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Christensen, JD; Tong, BC

Published Date

  • September 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 74 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 406 - 410

PubMed ID

  • 24165769

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4089879

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0029-2559


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States