European randomized lung cancer screening trials: Post NLST

J Surg Oncol. 2013 Oct;108(5):280-6. doi: 10.1002/jso.23383. Epub 2013 Jul 25.


Overview of the European randomized lung cancer CT screening trials (EUCT) is presented with regard to the implementation of CT screening in Europe; post NLST. All seven principal investigators completed a questionnaire on the epidemiological, radiological, and nodule management aspects of their trials at August 2010, which included 32,000 people, inclusion of UKLS pilot trial will reach 36,000. An interim analysis is planned, but the final mortality data testing is scheduled for 2015.

Keywords: lung cancer; lung cancer screening; randomized trials.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Early Detection of Cancer*
  • Electronic Data Processing
  • Europe
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Lung Neoplasms / mortality
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic*