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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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Lung Cancer Screening, Version 1.2017

Contents

6 How to use this book 7 Part 1 Why get screened?

Presents the risks of lung cancer.

11 Part 2 Are you at risk?

Describes what increases your chances for lung cancer.

14 Part 3 Should you start now?

Describes who should start screening.

21 Part 4 What happens after the first test?

Presents a guide to care based on screening test results.

33 Part 5 How can you know for sure it’s lung cancer?

Describes removal and testing of lung tissue for cancer.

38 Part 6 How can you learn more about screening?

Offers tips for choosing the best care.

45 Glossary

Dictionary

Acronyms

51 NCCN Panel Members 52 NCCN Member Institutions 54 Index

Lung Cancer Screening