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Table of Contents
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How to use this book
6

Chapter 1: Why get screened?
7

Chapter 1: Contents
8

Chapter 1: Screening can detect cancer early
8

Chapter 1: Review
10

Chapter 2: Am I at risk?
11

Chapter 2: Contents
12

Chapter 2: Factors linked to lung cancer
12

Chapter 2: Review
14

Chapter 3: Should I start now?
15

Chapter 3: Contents
16

Chapter 3: Start before cancer symptoms appear
16

Chapter 3: Decide with your doctor if you are at high risk
17

Chapter 3: Get the best screening test
18

Chapter 3: Review
20

Chapter 4: What happens after the first test?
21

Chapter 4: Contents
22

Chapter 4.1: Learn if nodules were found
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Chapter 4.2: Next steps if no nodules
23

Chapter 4.3: Next steps if solid or part-solid nodule
24

Chapter 4.4: Next steps if non-solid nodule
26

Chapter 4.5: Next steps if multiple nodules
28

Chapter 4.6: Next steps if new nodules appear
30

Chapter 4: Review
32

Chapter 5: How can I know for sure it's lung cancer?
33

Chapter 5: Contents
34

Chapter 5: Biopsy
34

Chapter 5: Surgery
35

Chapter 5.1: Care after a biopsy or surgery
37

Chapter 5: Review
38

Chapter 6: Makng treatment decisions
39

Chapter 6: Contents
40

Chapter 6: Where to go for screening
40

Chapter 6: Find the best screening plan
40

Chapter 6: Questions about screening
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Chapter 6: Questions about biopsies
43

Chapter 6: Questions about surgery
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Chapter 6: Websites | Review
46

Glossary
47

Dictionary
48

Acronyms
50

NCCN Panel Members for Lung Cancer Screening
53

NCCN Member Institutions
54

Index
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