TITLE

USPSTF finalizes lung cancer/low-dose CT recommendations

AUTHOR(S)
McCarty, Mark
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Medical Device Daily;1/2/2014, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the finalization of recommendations for lung cancer screening by the U.S. Public Services Task Force (USPSTF). The recommendations concern annual check-ups for certain patients the use of low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) scans. It discusses an article by USPSTF chair Virginia Moyer published in an issue of the periodical "Annals of Internal Medicine" wherein she talked about patient exceptions, preferred screening population and screening regime.
ACCESSION #
93430132

 

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