Article Abstract

The impact of patients’ preferences on the decision of low-dose computed tomography lung cancer screening

Authors: Fu-Zong Wu, Pei-Lun Kuo, Carol C. Wu, Ming-Ting Wu

Abstract

Lung cancer is the 2nd most common cancer diagnosis by gender, behind prostate cancer for men and breast cancer for women in the US. At present, the general prognosis of lung cancer is poor, as close to 50–70% of lung cancers are diagnosed in advanced stages without screening (1,2).