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High Rate of Complications in 'Real-World' Lung Cancer Scanning

4 days ago   |   By Medscape

When performed in a community setting rather than as part of a clinical trial, the rate of complications from lung cancer screening are twice as high.
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Complications, Costs of Lung Ca Screening High in Real-World Study

4 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

Separate analysis finds poor use of shared decision-making
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Complication rates after invasive diagnostic lung procedures twice as high in community setting

4 days ago   |   By Healio

Complications after invasive diagnostic procedures for lung abnormalities occurred twice as often in the real-world setting than in clinical trials that served as the basis for adoption of lung cancer screening with low-dose CT, according to results of a retrospective cohort study.
These complications also resulted in high downstream costs.
“The rates of complications estimated in our study reflected rates that are likely to be found in the community with the implementation of low-dose CT screening at population level,” Ya-Chen Tina Shih, PhD, chief of the section of cancer
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