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.

Link to Document: 

https://www.jto.org/action/showPdf?pii=S1556-0864%2819%2930473-3