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Opportunities and challenges for lung cancer screening in China

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Mar, 2019

Opportunities and challenges for lung cancer screening in China

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Chuanli Ren, Chongxu Han Abstract China accounts for nearly half of the incidence and mortality of lung cancer in the world. Furthermore, trends in lung cancer in China are increasing younger in age and the situation is deteriorating. As a whole although screening for early lung cancer may cause a small fraction of overdiagnosis and anxiety of the population, screening for lung cancer can significantly reduce the mortality of the leading malignant disease. Large…

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