Screening Nonsmokers May Up Lung Cancer Overdiagnosis, Spurious Survival Rates

Low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening of mostly nonsmoking Asian women is associated with considerable early-stage lung cancer overdiagnosis, according to a study published online Jan. 18 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Wayne Gao, Ph.D., from Taipei Medical University in Taiwan, and colleagues used data from the Taiwan Cancer Registry to identify women diagnosed with lung cancer … Continue reading Screening Nonsmokers May Up Lung Cancer Overdiagnosis, Spurious Survival Rates