Curr Opin Pulm Med 2021 May 10. Epub 2021 May 10.
Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Initiative, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, Medical Service, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville Campus, Nashville, Tennessee, USA Deceased.
Purpose Of Review: Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, with poor overall 5-year survival. Early detection and diagnosis are key to survival as demonstrated in lung cancer screening trials. However, with increasing implementation of screening guidelines and use of computed tomography, there has been a sharp rise in the incidence of indeterminate pulmonary nodules (IPNs). Read More