Lung Cancer

Jan 1, 2014 Issue
ACS Releases Guideline on Screening for Lung Cancer with Low-Dose Computed Tomography [Practice Guidelines]

In late 2010, results from the National Lung Screening Trial showed that lung cancer mortality was significantly reduced in high-risk adults who received annual screenings using low-dose computed tomography (CT). After these results were announced, the American Cancer Society (ACS) joined with the A...

Feb 1, 2008 Issue
ACCP Revises Guideline on the Diagnosis of Lung Cancer [Practice Guidelines]

The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) has revised its original guidelines for the diagnosis and management of lung cancer to update evidence supporting the original recommendations and to include additional relevant topics.

Jan 1, 2007 Issue
Lung Cancer: Diagnosis and Management [Article]

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, with an average five-year survival rate of 15 percent. Smoking remains the predominant risk factor for lung cancer. Lung cancers are categorized as small cell carcinoma or non-small cell carcinoma (e.g., adenocarcinoma, s...

Mar 15, 2005 Issue
Lung Cancer Screening: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

This statement summarizes the current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for lung cancer and the supporting scientific evidence, and it updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2d ed.

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