NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Lung Cancer Screening, Version 1.2017
A type of cancer-killing drug.
A very toxic metallic chemical.
A mineral fiber used in housing and commercial materials.
A starting point to which future tests are compared.
Tissue without cancer cells.
A hard, gray metallic chemical.
Removal of small amounts of tissue or fluid to be tested for
An organ that holds and expels urine from the body.
A status to identify doctors who finished training in a
specialized field of medicine.
A thin, long tube fitted with tools that is guided down the
Use of a thin tool guided down the mouth into the lungs.
A heavy metallic chemical.
A mineral found in body tissues.
The use of tests to find cancer before signs of cancer
A hard, semi-gray metallic chemical.
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Trouble with breathing due to lung damage or too much
computed tomography (CT)
A test that combines many x-rays to make pictures of the
inside of the body.
A medicine that cures disease or symptoms.
Gases from fuel that is thick, heavy, and made from crude
Cancer that has had little or no growth into nearby tissues.
A force that attracts or repels and is produced by an electric
The tube-shaped digestive organ between the mouth and
A close watch by doctors of possible cancer using tests.
A controlled loss of wakefulness from drugs.
Instructions in cells for making and controlling cells.
A small mass of lung cells with low density.
A cancer of white blood cells.
An illness caused by germs.
Redness, heat, pain, and swelling from injury or infection.
A clearly seen division in the lungs.
The removal of an entire lobe of the lung.
A loss of feeling in a small area of the body from drugs.