Screening for Lung Cancer: Recent Experience in the United States

  • Robert S. Fontana
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 28)


From November, 1971, through December, 1984, the United States National Cancer Institute (NCI) sponsored three large-scale, long-term, randomized controlled trials of screening for early lung cancer. The trials were conducted at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and the Mayo Clinic [1–3].


Lung Cancer Lung Cancer Mortality Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial Lung Cancer Death Johns Hopkins Medical Institution 
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