Lung Cancer Screening Implementation: Complexities And Priorities


AuthorNicole M. Rankin, Annette McWilliams, Henry M. Marshall

Publication source: Respirology, the Official Journal of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology

Country: Australia / pan-Asia

Date of publication: November 2020

Summary of content: This study considers the key issues that influence lung cancer screening uptake and the programme elements needed to maximise the impact of lung cancer screening.

NB: This paper references the GLCC’s ‘Symptom awareness and attitudes to lung cancer – findings from a global study’, 2017 – reference number 87. It also refers to the Go2 Foundation’s 2020 report on the ‘National Screening Framework’ – ref 161, and the paper ‘Attitudes towards Lung Cancer Screening in an Australian
High-Risk Population’, co-authored by AE Flynn, LC Morgan and CLCC chair Matthew Peters, published in Lung Cancer International in 2013 – ref 173, as well as to the outputs of many researchers whose work has been supported by members of the GLCC.

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