Reduced Lung-Cancer Mortality with Volume CT Screening in a Randomised Trial

Author: De Konig et al. 

Publication Source: The New England Journal of Medicine

Country: The Netherlands

Date: January 2020

Summary of Content: This paper notes that there is limited data from randomised trials regarding whether volume-based, low-dose CT screening can reduce lung cancer mortality among male former and current smokers. It reports lung cancer incidence, mortality, and the performance of the four screening rounds in the NELSON trial among male  and female participants.

Link to Document: 

https://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMoa1911793?url_ver=Z39.88 2003&rfr_id=ori%3Arid%3Acrossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub++0pubmed