Risk factors assessment and risk prediction models in lung cancer screening candidates.

@article{Adamek2016RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors assessment and risk prediction models in lung cancer screening candidates.},
  author={Mariusz Adamek and Ewa Wachuła and Sylwia Szabłowska-Siwik and Agnieszka Boratyn-Nowicka and Damian Czyżewski},
  journal={Annals of translational medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={4 8},
  pages={151}
}
From February 2015, low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening entered the armamentarium of diagnostic tools broadly available to individuals at high-risk of developing lung cancer. While a huge number of pulmonary nodules are identified, only a small fraction turns out to be early lung cancers. The majority of them constitute a variety of benign lesions. Although it entails a burden of the diagnostic work-up, the undisputable benefit emerges from: (I) lung cancer diagnosis at earlier stages… CONTINUE READING