Lung cancer screening: the path forward

Caroline Chiles, Reginald F. Munden


Although the primary results of the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) were published only 7 years ago, lung cancer screening today is rapidly advancing (1). In this issue of Translational Lung Cancer Research (TLCR) dedicated to CT screening for lung cancer, we include reviews of many of those advances—some already in clinical use, and some still in development.