NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Lung Cancer Screening, Version 1.2017
Contents6 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
Acronyms51 NCCN Panel Members 52 NCCN Member Institutions 54 Index
Lung Cancer Screening