Evidence Mounts Supporting Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening

September 15, 2014 3:20 PM

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Evidence Mounts Supporting Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening

The stockpile of evidence confirming -- and reconfirming -- the lifesaving value of lung cancer screening continues to grow.

The latest study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, reexamines all the data from the 53,000 participant National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), and looks specifically at the impact of computed tomography (CT) screening on high risk 65- to 75-year-olds.

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