Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Achieving appropriate, safe, and patient-centered lung cancer screening|
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||Health Services R&D
|| January 2019 -
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Background: Lung cancer screening (LCS) reduces lung cancer death, but can also cause harm, especially when applied to patients with co-existing serious health problems. Recognizing these trade-offs, guidelines recommend that persons with “a health problem that substantially limits life expectancy or ability to have curative lung surgery” should not be screened, and that all patients considering LCS should undergo a shared decision-making (SDM) process to review LCS benefits and harms with their...
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