Should we screen for lung cancer in Australia?

Henry M Marshall, Kwun M Fong and Rayleen V Bowman
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja13.11110
Published online: 4 November 2013

To the Editor: Lung cancer screening is a controversial issue, as clearly discussed by Hew and colleagues, who focus on the high false-positive rate, generalisability and cost.1

  • Henry M Marshall
  • Kwun M Fong
  • Rayleen V Bowman

  • University of Queensland Thoracic Research Centre, Brisbane, QLD.

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