Lung cancer incidence and mortality with extended follow-up in the National Lung Screening Trial

Author: Frille et al. 

Publication Source: International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

Country: US

Date: June 2019

Summary of Content: This study reports on extended follow-up of the National Lung Screening Trial  (NLST) subjects. NLST randomised high-risk current and former smokers to three annual screens with either low-dose CT or chest radiography and demonstrated a significant reduction in lung cancer mortality in the low-dose CT  arm after a median of 6.5 years’ follow-up.

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