Lung Cancer Screening Rates Remain Very Low Among Current and Former Smokers
 
Lung Cancer Screening Rates Remain Very Low among Current and Former Smokers
 

Lung cancer screening rates remained very low and unchanged among eligible populations in 2015, despite recommendations that high risk current and former smokers be screened. The study by American Cancer Society investigators appears in JAMA Oncology. The authors say it underscores the need to educate clinicians and those at risk about lung cancer screening.

In December 2013, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended annual screening for lung cancer using