Application of risk prediction models to lung cancer screening: a review.


Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death and is a major public health problem. Because lung cancer is usually diagnosed at an advanced stage, survival is generally poor. In recent decades, clinical advances have not led to marked improvements in outcomes. A recent advance of importance arose when the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/RTI.0000000000000142