Patient Materials

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.

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What Is Lung Cancer Screening?

Author: GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer  Publication Source: Lung Cancer Alliance Country: USA Date: 2020 Summary of Content: This resource is intended for patients and provides information about cancer screening, eligibility criteria, the risks involved and choosing a screening program. Link to Document: https://go2foundation.org/wp-content/uploads/GO2-ALCASE-Trifold_FINAL.pdf

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“Is Lung Cancer Screening Right for Me? A Decisionmaking Tool for You and Your Health Care Professional”

Author: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Publication Source: AHRQ Publication Country: USA Date: March 2016 Summary of Content: 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 harms of screening. Link to Document: https://effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/decision-aids/lung-cancer-screening/static/lung-cancer-screening-decision-aid.pdf

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Lung Cancer Screening Patient Information Guide

Author: WellStar, Cancer Network Publication Source: Association of Community Cancer Centers Country: USA Date: June 2013 Summary of Content: This resource is an information guide for patients, answering frequently asked questions about lung cancer screening. Link to Document: https://www.accc-cancer.org/docs/projects/resources/pdf/lungcancertools/10-wellstar-patient-information-guide.pdf?sfvrsn=c93c7761_0

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Understanding Task Force Recommendations

Author: US Preventative Services Task Force Publication Source: US Preventative Services Task Force Country: USA Date: December 2013 Summary of Content: This resource is intended for patients and includes general information about lung cancer screening, the benefits, and the recommendation for annual screening. Link to Document: https://incisivehealth.app.box.com/file/541226172468

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Guidelines for Patients

Author: National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Publication Source: NCNN Country: USA Date: December 2013 Summary of Content: This patient material provides information on lung cancer screening, the process and frequently asked questions. Link to Document: https://www.nccn.org/patients/guidelines/lung_screening/2/index.html (Access Required)

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Your Physician Thinks A CT Lung Screening Might Be Beneficial. What Happens Next?

Author: American College of Radiology Publication Source: American Colleage of Radiology / Intermountain Medical Imaging Country: USA Date: N/A Summary of Content: This resource provides patients with information on the process of lung cancer screening. Link to Document: Shared Decision Making Infographic 

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Understanding Nodules – What Are Lung Nodules?

Author: GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer Publication Source: GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer Country: USA Date: N/A Summary of Content: This resource provides patients with information on the nature of lung nodules. Link to Document: Understanding nodules

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