Fast Five Quiz: Assess Your Knowledge of Cancer Screening Recommendations

Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD


August 02, 2018

The USPSTF recommends annual lung cancer screening with low-dose CT scanning in adults aged 55 to 80 years who have a 30-pack/year smoking history and currently smoke (or quit < 15 years). After 15 years of not smoking, lung cancer screening is no longer recommended. Screening is also not recommended once a person develops a health condition that substantially limits life expectancy. Screening is not recommended in persons who do not have the ability or willingness to have curative lung surgery.

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