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BACKGROUND: Computed tomography (CT) screening for lung cancer has been associated with a high frequency of false positive results because of the high ... CONCLUSION: Raising the nodule size threshold for a positive screen would ...


Feb 10, 2015 ... The trade-off of the new criteria -- Lung-RADS (Lung Imaging ... To reduce the false-positive rate in NLST, Lung-RADS raised the threshold for a ... will have a very positive effect on how we do lung cancer screening," he said.