LDCT Screening Test Results

For every 1000 screened:1

  • 610 of 1000 showed negative results (no sign of lung cancer), thus continued annual screening was recommended.
  • 390 of 1000 showed positive results for potential lung cancer.

Chart showing 1000 people icons.


1. National Lung Screening Trial Research Team, Aberle DR, Adams AM, Berg CD, Black WC, Clapp JD, Fagerstrom RM, et al. Reduced lung-cancer mortality with low-dose computed tomographic screening. N Engl J Med. 2011 Aug 4;365(5):395-409. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1102873. Epub 2011 Jun 29.

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