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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Lung Imaging based Risk Score (LunIRIS): Decision support tool for screening CT
Principal Investigator:

Anant Madabhushi

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $258,008
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


ABSTRACT: Recent data from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) suggest that annual low-dose chest CT scans in patients who smoke, leads to early detection of lung cancer and improves survival. CMS/Medicare has consequently approved CT scans for lung cancer screening, and the VA National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention has adopted a similar approach. The Veteran (VA) population is at increased risk of developing lung cancer as compared to the general population because of...

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