International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Computed Tomography Screening Workshop 2011 Report

JK Field, RA Smith, DR Aberle, M Oudkerk, DR Baldwin, D Yankelevitz, JH Pedersen, SJ Swanson, WD Travis, II Wisbuba, M Noguchi, JL Mulshine

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The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) Board of Directors convened a computed tomography (CT) Screening Task Force to develop an IASLC position statement, after the National Cancer Institute press statement from the National Lung Screening Trial showed that lung cancer deaths fell by 20%. The Task Force's Position Statement outlined a number of the major opportunities to further improve the CT screening in lung cancer approach, based on experience with cancer screening from other organ sites. The IASLC CT Screening Workshop 2011 further developed these discussions, which are summarized in this report. The recommendation from the workshop, and supported by the IASLC Board of Directors, was to set up the Strategic CT Screening Advisory Committee (IASLC-SSAC). The Strategic CT Screening Advisory Committee is currently engaging professional societies and organizations who are stakeholders in lung cancer CT screening implementation across the globe, to focus on delivering guidelines and r
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)10-19
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Thoracic Oncology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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