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Comment & Response
August 3, 2021

The US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation on Lung Cancer Screening—Reply

Author Affiliations
  • 1Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health, Manhasset, New York
  • 3University of California, Los Angeles
JAMA. 2021;326(5):441. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.8243

In Reply The USPSTF found net benefit for screening for lung cancer in adults with a smoking history.1 In the process of updating its recommendation statement, the USPSTF also systematically reviewed the evidence on the benefits of surgical resection and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for treatment of early-stage lung cancer.2

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