Pierre Massion
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Lung cancer screening, version 1.2015: featured updates to the NCCN guidelines.

Wood DE, Kazerooni E, Baum SL, Dransfield MT, Eapen GA, Ettinger DS, Hou L, Jackman DM, Klippenstein D, Kumar R, Lackner RP, Leard LE, Leung AN, Makani SS, Massion PP, Meyers BF, Otterson GA, Peairs K, Pipavath S, Pratt-Pozo C, Reddy C, Reid ME, Rotter AJ, Sachs PB, Schabath MB, Sequist LV, Tong BC, Travis WD, Yang SC, Gregory KM, Hughes M, National comprehension cancer network
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2015 13 (1): 23-34; quiz 34

PMID: 25583767 · DOI:10.6004/jnccn.2015.0006

The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Lung Cancer Screening provide recommendations for selecting individuals for lung cancer screening, and for evaluation and follow-up of nodules found during screening, and are intended to assist with clinical and shared decision-making. These NCCN Guidelines Insights focus on the major updates to the 2015 NCCN Guidelines for Lung Cancer Screening, which include a revision to the recommendation from category 2B to 2A for one of the high-risk groups eligible for lung cancer screening. For low-dose CT of the lung, the recommended slice width was revised in the table on "Low-Dose Computed Tomography Acquisition, Storage, Interpretation, and Nodule Reporting."

Copyright © 2015 by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

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Early Detection of Cancer Humans Lung Neoplasms Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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