This page provides links to a range of materials about screening which are given to people who may be at risk of lung cancer and who might wish to be screened.
These can be used to inform people about the risk of lung cancer and the potential benefits and harms of screening. This allows people to make an informed choice about whether or not to take part in screening, in consultation with their doctor.
You can view each patient material below in full by clicking on the relevant link.
What is lung cancer screening?
This resource is intended for patients and provides information about cancer screening, eligibility criteria, the risks involved and choosing a screening program.
"Is Lung Cancer Screening Right for Me? A Decisionmaking Tool for You and Your Health Care Professional"
This patient material could be used as a decision aid for people considering lung cancer screening as it details possible signs and symptoms of lung cancer and the benefits and...
Lung Cancer Screening Patient Information Guide
This resource is an information guide for patients, answering frequently asked questions about lung cancer screening.
Understanding Task Force Recommendations
This resource is intended for patients and includes general information about lung cancer screening, the benefits, and the recommendation for annual screening.
Guidelines for Patients
This patient material provides information on lung cancer screening, the process and frequently asked questions.
Your physician thinks a CT Lung screening might be beneficial. What happens next?
This resource provides patients with information on the process of lung cancer screening.
Understanding nodules - what are lung nodules?
This resource provides patients with information on nodules on the lung.