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NELSON lung cancer screening study reinforces need for widespread testing

September 30, 2018
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Findings from the NELSON study, presented at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) World Conference on Lung Cancer, reinforced the believe that the annual screening of older-aged current and former smokers should be conducted more widely. Widespread screening could potentially save up to 65,000 lives in the US each year, according to study authors.