Updated USPSTF screening guidelines may reduce lung cancer deaths

J Fam Pract. 2021 Sep;70(7):347-349. doi: 10.12788/jfp.0257.


By nearly doubling the number of patients eligible for screening, as many as 60,000 US lives may be saved-but concerns may limit acceptance.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Early Detection of Cancer / methods*
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Mass Screening / methods*