Article Abstract

Lung cancer screening and shared decision making in cancer survivors: the long and winding road

Authors: M. Patricia Rivera, Louise M. Henderson


The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) showed a 20% relative reduction in lung cancer mortality among current and former (quit within the last 15 years) smokers aged 55–74 years with at least a 30 pack-year smoking history who underwent lung cancer screening (LCS) with low dose computed tomography (LDCT) versus chest radiography (1).