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Lung Cancer Screening: A Summary Guide for Primary Care Clinicians.

Author: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Publication Source: AHRQ Publication Country: USA Date: March 2016 Summary of Content: This guideline is intended for primary care clinicians and provides an overview of the evidence, including a summary of the evidence from the national lung screening trial; insurance coverage; eligibility criteria for lung cancer screening; points to discuss with patients; […]

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Lung Cancer Screening: A Clinician’s Checklist

Author: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Publication Source: AHRQ Publication Country: USA Date: March 2016 Summary of Content: This guideline provides a checklist to help clinicians meet the criteria to be referred to a lung cancer screening and shared decision-making visit. The guidance also provides tips for clinicians and patients to make a shared decision as well as […]

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American College of Radiology ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Lung Cancer Screening

Author: American College of Radiology Publication Source: American College of Radiology Country: USA Date: November 2018 Summary of Content: This resource has been developed to help radiologists, radiation oncologists and referring physicians determine the most appropriate form of screening for patients with specified medical conditions. Link to Document: https://acsearch.acr.org/docs/3102390/Narrative/

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Lung Cancer Screening 2.0 Committee Announces Webinar Series

Author: American College of Radiology Publication Source: American College of Radiology Country: USA Date: June 2019 Summary of Content: This resource is intended for radiologists and radiology group practices and provides advice on how to implement successful lung cancer screening programs, considering how to overcome the challenges with screening by considering best practice, through a series of webinars. Link […]

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An Official American Thoracic Society/American College of Chest Physicians Policy Statement

Author: American Thoracic Society and The American College of Chest Physicians Publication Source: American Thoracic Society Country: USA Date: April 2015 Summary of Content: The policy statement offers strategies to introduce lung cancer screening programs that are safe and effective. The guidance summarises multiple successful strategies for programs to consider, allowing individual programmes to choose the strategy that best […]

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Lung Cancer Screening Implementation Guide

Author: American Thoracic Society and American Lung Association Publication Source: American Thoracic Society and American Lung Association Country: USA Date: Last reviewed June 2019 Summary of Content: The resource provides a guide and toolkit of how to design, implement, and conduct lung cancer screening, and is based on the information gathered from a survey of experts across the United […]

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Decision Memo for Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography

Author: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Publication Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Country: USA Date: February 2015 Summary of Content: This resource provides information on the criteria that needs to be met in order for an individual to be eligible for lung cancer screening under the USA’s health insurance program Medicare. Link to Document: https://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/details/nca-decision-memo.aspx?NCAId=274

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The 10 Pillars of Lung Cancer Screening: Rationale and Logistics of a Lung Cancer Screening Program

Author: Fintelmann et al. Publication Source: RadioGraphics Country: USA Date: October 2015 Summary of Content: This resource provides information on the 10 pillars required to implement a lung cancer screening program. Link to Document: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/rg.2015150079

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Strengthening Adherence in Lung Cancer Screening

Author: Lung Cancer Alliance Publication Source: Lung Cancer Country: USA Date: n/a Summary of Content: This resource provides information on who should be screened, barriers to adherence and strategies to increase adherence. It also provides template letters for physicians to personalise to patients at different stages of the lung cancer screening process. Link to Document: https://go2foundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Strengthening-Adherence.pdf

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National Framework for Excellence in Lung Cancer Screening and Continuum of Care

Author: Lung Cancer Alliance Publication Source: Go2 Foundation for Lung Cancer Country: USA Date: February 2012 Summary of Content: This resource provides information on the guiding principles for lung cancer screening excellence and a best practice example of a roadmap guide for the screening process. Link to Document: https://go2foundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Original-Framework.pdf

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Implementation Guide for Lung Cancer Screening

Author: Carey C. Thomson, Andrea McKee et al Publication Source: American Thoracic Society and American Lung Association Country: USA Date of publication: October 2018 Summary of content: This resource provides a guide and toolkit of how to design, implement and conduct a lung cancer screening program. It has been developed by a panel of experts in […]

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