Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Lung Cancer

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final Recommendation Statement on screening for lung cancer. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf13/lungcan/lungcanfinalrs.htm. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation in plain language is also available. The final Recommendation Statement can also be found in the December 31 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine