The Patient Perspective on Lung Cancer Screening and Health Disparities

Author: Borondy Kitts et al

Publication Source:Journal of the American College of Radiology 

Country: US

Date: April 2019

Summary of Content: This paper considers the challenges to lung cancer screening in the US. Some of the factors examined include: access to care; stigma and implicit bias that due to the stigmatisation of smoking, stigma of race; shared decision making; and underestimation of lung cancer risk.

Link to Document: 

https://www.jacr.org/article/S1546-1440(18)31593-X/pdf