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Do the 2013 United States Preventive Services Task Force guidelines for lung cancer screening fail high-risk African American smokers? An institutional retrospective observational cohort study.

Aswani Thurlapati, Carol S Velez-Martinez, Samina Hirani, Jade Abad, Runhua Shi, Kavitha Beedupalli, Richard P Mansour,

<h4>Background</h4>Lung cancer cause nearly 1.76 million deaths worldwide in 2018. In 2011, the National-Lung-Cancer-Screening-Trial showed 20% relative risk reduction with LDCT and subsequently led to the current USPSTF screening guidelines. However, the predominant focus on elderly, Caucasian questions its generalizability to communities with young, African Americans such as our institution. ... Read more >>

Eur J Cancer Prev (European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation (ECP))
[2021, :]

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