Screening for Lung Cancer With Low-Dose Computed Tomography: An Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Author: RTI International – University of North Carolina

Publication Source: US Preventative Services Task Force

Country: US

Date: July 2020

Summary of Content: This report reviews evidence on the effectiveness, accuracy, and harms of screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT for populations and settings relevant to primary care in the US. The report's purpose is to help health care decision-makers, patients and clinicians, health system leaders, and policymakers, to make informed decisions, improving the quality of health care services.

Link to Document: 

https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/draft-update-summary/lung-cancer-screening1