New joint ESR/ERS white paper on lung cancer screening
The European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS) have simultaneously published a joint white paper on lung cancer screening, advocating the use of low-dose computed tomography to reduce mortality.
- Lung cancer screening using low dose computed tomography reduces mortality
- Leading US medical societies recommend large scale screening for high-risk individuals.
- There are no lung cancer screening recommendations or reimbursed screening ...
Guidelines: Clinical indications for CTC
These official guidelines by the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR) and the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) discuss computed tomographic colonography (CTC), a minimally invasive technique highly effective for detecting colorectal cancer and adenomatous polyps and a complementary examination to colonoscopy.