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cobweb icon Archived: Lung Cancer: Screening, May 2004

Original Release Date: May 2004

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Archived: Recommendation Summary

Summary of Recomendation

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Asymptomatic Adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against screening asymptomatic persons for lung cancer with either low dose computerized tomography (LDCT), chest x-ray (CXR), sputum cytology, or a combination of these tests.

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Current as of: July 2015

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Lung Cancer: Screening, May 2004. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/lung-cancer-screening-2004

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