NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Lung Cancer Screening, Version 1.2017
A doctor who’s an expert in surgery within the chest.
Surgery done through a large cut to remove all or part of the
An abnormal mass of cells.
A silvery-white metallic chemical.
video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)
Use of thin tools inserted between the ribs to do work in the
Surgical removal of a small part of a lobe.
A coarse, whistling sound while breathing.
American College of Radiology
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
low-dose computed tomography
Lung Imaging Reporting and Data System
National Comprehensive Cancer Network
non-small cells lung cancer
positron emission tomography
positron emission tomography/computed tomography
robotic-assisted thoracic surgery
video-assisted thoracic surgery