Screening for lung cancer by imaging: the Nelson study.


The NELSON trial is the first randomised lung cancer screening trial in which pulmonary nodule management is based on volumetry. This led to considerably less false-positive referrals compared to other lung cancer screening trials, with very high negative predictive values found in the first and second screening rounds. Mortality results are still pending… (More)


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@article{Oudkerk2013ScreeningFL, title={Screening for lung cancer by imaging: the Nelson study.}, author={Matthijs Oudkerk and M A Heuvelmans}, journal={JBR-BTR : organe de la Societe royale belge de radiologie (SRBR) = orgaan van de Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging voor Radiologie}, year={2013}, volume={96 3}, pages={163-6} }