Paul A. Bunn, Jr., MD: The National Lung Cancer Screening Trial. What Does It Mean?

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Description: The New England Journal of Medicine highlighted the results from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) at WCLC 2011. The study showed that lung cancer deaths fell by 20% and all-­‐cause mortality fell by 7% when smokers were screened regularly using low-dose spiral CT scans compared to standard x-ray.
Paul A. Bunn, Jr. MD is the Executive Director of IASLC and Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Colorado, Denver.
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Posted on : 08/18/11
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