What factors do patients consider most important in making lung cancer screening decisions? Findings from a demonstration project conducted in the Veterans Health Administration.
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Lung cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands), ISSN: 1872-8332, Vol: 104, Page: 38-44
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- Medicine; Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
The National Lung Screening Trial recently reported that annual low-dose computed tomography screening is associated with decreased lung cancer mortality in high-risk smokers. This study sought to identify the factors patients consider important in making lung cancer screening (LCS) decisions, and explore variations by patient characteristics and LCS participation.