Lung Cancer Screening with Low-Dose Helical CT in Korea: Experiences at the Samsung Medical Center

@inproceedings{Chong2005LungCS,
  title={Lung Cancer Screening with Low-Dose Helical CT in Korea: Experiences at the Samsung Medical Center},
  author={Semin Chong and Kyung Soo Lee and Myung Jin Chung and Tae Sung Kim and Hojoong Kim and O Jung Kwon and Yoon-Ho Choi and C. H. van Rhee},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
  year={2005}
}
To determine overall detection rates of lung cancer by low-dose CT (LDCT) screening and to compare histopathologic and imaging differences of detected cancers between high- and low-risk groups, this study included 6,406 asymptomatic Korean adults with >or=45 yr of age who underwent LDCT for lung cancer screening. All were classified into high- (>or=20 pack-year smoking; 3,353) and low-risk (3,053; <20 pack-yr smoking and non-smokers) groups. We compared CT findings of detected cancers and… CONTINUE READING