Which patients should receive non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) screening?

Updated: Jul 15, 2021
  • Author: Winston W Tan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Nagla Abdel Karim, MD, PhD  more...
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Answer

Prevention is the more effective modality for decreasing the prevalence of NSCLC. However, several organizations recommend screening with low-dose computed tomography in patients at high risk for lung cancer. See the Screening subsection in Workup.


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