Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Description of the Evidence
Given the abundance and consistency of evidence, as well as the lack of benefit observed in the PLCO trial, it is appropriate to conclude that lung cancer screening with chest x-ray and/or sputum cytology, regardless of sex or smoking status, does not reduce lung cancer mortality.
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February 25, 2014
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