An Official American Thoracic Society/American College of Chest Physicians Policy Statement: Implementation of Low-Dose Computed Tomography Lung Cancer Screening Programs in Clinical Practice

Author: American Thoracic Society and The American College of Chest Physicians

Publication Source: American Thoracic Society

Country: USA

Date: April 2015

Summary of Content:

The policy statement offers strategies to introduce lung cancer screening programs that are safe and effective. The guidance summarises multiple successful strategies for programs to consider, allowing individual programmes to choose the strategy that best fits their local work environment.

Link to Document:

https://www.thoracic.org/statements/resources/lcod/implem-ldct-screening.pdf