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International Early Lung Cancer Action Program: update on lung cancer screening and the management of CT screen-detected findings

Author: Chung et al. Publication Source: AME Medical Journal Country: USA Date: August 2017 Summary of Content: This resource provides a commonly used lung cancer screening protocol developed by the International Early Lung Cancer Action Program. Link to Document: http://amj.amegroups.com/article/view/4012/4736

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The Cost-Effectiveness of Low-Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer

Author: Wisnivesky Publication Source: Chest Journal Country: USA Date: August 2003 Summary of Content: This study evaluates the cost-effectiveness of lung cancer screening in high risk individuals compared to those who have not been screened. Link to Document: https://journal.chestnet.org/article/S0012-3692(15)33347-X/pdf (Access Required)

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Screening for lung cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

Author: Moyer et al. Publication Source: Annals of Internal Medicine Country: USA Date: March 2014 Summary of Content: This resource provides an overview of the evidence in support for lung cancer screening, the optimum age at which to begin screening, screening intervals and the benefits and harms of different screening strategies. Link to Document: https://annals.org/aim/fullarticle/1809422/screening-lung-cancer-u-s-preventive-services-task-force-recommendation

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Update on screening for lung cancer

Author: Moyer et al. Publication Source: Annals of Internal Medicine Country: USA Date: March 2014 Summary of Content: This resource provides an overview of the evidence in support for lung cancer screening, the optimum age at which to begin screening, screening intervals and the benefits and harms of different screening strategies. Link to Document: https://annals.org/aim/fullarticle/1809422/screening-lung-cancer-u-s-preventive-services-task-force-recommendation

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A Blueprint For Screening

Author: Wender RC, Brawley OW, Fedewa SA, Gansler T, Smith RA. Publication Source: CA Cancer Journal Country: USA Date: 2019 Summary of Content: This study reviews and evaluates advancing screening’s contribution to cancer control Link to Document:  https://nlcrt.org/resource/a-blueprint-for-cancer-screening-and-early-detection-advancing-screenings-contribution-to-cancer-control/

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The Role of Lung Advocacy Organizations in Biomarker Testing

Author: Carolyn Aldigé, Upal Basu Roy, Win Boerckel et al Publication Source: Cancer Care white paper Country: USA Date: August 2018 Summary of Content: This white paper aims to highlight advances in lung cancer treatment due to the advent of targeted therapies, describe underutilization of biomarker testing in patients with advanced lung cancer, and develop an action plan to optimize the […]

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