Screening with low-dose computed tomography reduced lung cancer mortality in high-risk patients

Gross, Cary P.
November 2011
ACP Journal Club;11/15/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 5, p5
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study on whether screening with low-dose computed tomography (CT) reduces lung cancer mortality in high-risk patients, compared with radiographic screening. Adherence to screening stood at 95 percent and 93 percent in the CT and radiography groups. The study concluded that screening with low-dose computed tomography in patients at high risk for lung cancer reduced lung cancer mortality compared with radiographic screening.


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