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www.medscape.com/viewarticle/779527

Feb 19, 2013 ... For CT screening for lung cancer, raising the nodule size to 7 or 8 mm as ... a more intensive workup could result in fewer false-positive results.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3804881

Recently, the National Lung Screening Trial (13) showed that low-dose CT .... nodule with a volume doubling time (VDT) of 460 days will only increase to 6 mm ... mm (mean of maximal diameter and width) may reduce the false positive rate and .... that ionising radiation is a cause of cancer without a lower “dose” threshold, ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4705835

Lung-RADS may substantially reduce the false-positive result rate; however, ... This effort included defining a positive result on lung cancer screening CT in the most ... Lung-RADS increases the size threshold for a positive baseline screening ... increase suspicion for cancer (such as enlarged lymph nodes) can qualify as ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3939698

Although lung cancer does occur in non-smokers, there is a much higher risk in ... that screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT can result in an increase in the ..... and using this threshold would have resulted in fewer false positive referrals.

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Does not specify that Medicare provides full national coverage .... Lung Cancer CT Screening & False Positives .... effect of alternative thresholds for defining a positive ... “Raising the nodule size threshold for a (+) screen would substantially.

www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/RecommendationStatementFinal/lung-cancer-screening

The USPSTF recommends annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed ... screening program, further imaging can resolve most false-positive results; ... In current and former smokers, age-specific incidence rates increase with age .... ages at which to start and stop screening, and thresholds for smoking history ...