Lung cancer screening saves lives. Period. Proven for the first time in the mammoth 2011 National Lung Cancer Screening Trial, a recent study published earlier this year in NEJM reemphasizes its benefits and also clarifies some grey areas. As radiologists, this is one area where we must work proactively and spread awareness about its life-saving benefits. We owe it to our patients! Have a look at our latest Cafe Roentgen Journal Watch video on this issue to understand more details to convince your referring physician on this issue.
You can read the original open-access NEJM article by clicking on the link.
– Akshay Baheti, Tata Memorial Hospital
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