Personalizing lung cancer screening decisions

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A new study and online tools may help doctors and older adults personalize decisions about getting CT scans to look for early signs of lung cancer.

Tanner Caverly, M.D., M.P.H., who led the research team, describes how incorporating patient preferences as well as risks, benefits and personal factors can help patients make informed decisions.

Online tool for health care providers: http://share.lungdecisionprecision.com

Tool for patients: www.shouldiscreen.com

Article about the research behind the screening tools: http://ihpi.umich.edu/news/scan-or-not-scan-research-shows-how-personalize-lung-cancer-screening-decisions

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