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Implementing lung cancer screening: baseline results from a community-based ‘Lung Health Check’ pilot in deprived areas of Manchester.

Author: Crosbie et al. Publication Source: British Medical Journal Country: UK Date: February 2018 Summary of Content: This study presents the baseline findings of a community-based, targeted lung cancer screening pilot in deprived areas of Manchester. Link to Document: https://thorax.bmj.com/content/74/4/405.long (Access Required)

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Second round results from the Manchester ‘Lung Health Check’ community-based targeted lung cancer screening pilot

Author: Crosbie et al. Publication Source: British Medical Journal Country: UK Date: November 2018 Summary of Content: The study presents the results from the second annual screening round of a community-based, targeted lung cancer screening pilot in deprived areas of Manchester. Link to Document: https://thorax.bmj.com/content/thoraxjnl/74/7/700.full.pdf

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The cost-effectiveness of the Manchester ‘lung health checks’, a community-based lung cancer low-dose CT screening pilot

Author: Hinde et al. Publication Source: Lung Cancer Country: UK Date: December 2018 Summary of Content: This study applies Manchester, UK, specific evidence to estimate the cost effectiveness of lung cancer screening. Link to Document: https://www.lungcancerjournal.info/article/S0169-5002(18)30627-5/fulltext (Access Required)

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Effects of low-dose computed tomography on lung cancer screening: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and trial sequential analysis

Author: Huang et al. Publication Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine Country: UK Date: July 2019 Summary of Content: This study reviews previous evidence and considers the benefits and harms of lung cancer screening. Link to Document: https://bmcpulmmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12890-019-0883-x#Sec13

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The UK Lung Cancer Screening Trial: a pilot randomised controlled trial of low-dose computed tomography screening for the early detection of lung cancer.

Author: Field et al. Publication Source: Health Technology Assessment Country: UK Date: May 2016 Summary of Content:  This study analyses lung cancer screening in a high-risk population in the UK to determine the best recruitment, screening, reading and care pathway strategies; and assesses the psychological consequences and health economic implications of screening. Link to Document:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27224642

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