To the Editor We read with interest the research conducted by Jemal and Fedewa1 on the low rate of lung cancer screening by low-dose computed tomography (LDCT), recommended by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).2 The authors are to be congratulated for their well-conducted study. They reported no change in screening rates following publication of the USPSTF guideline, remaining to be very low in 2010 and 2015 (3.3%-3.9%).
Wong MCS. Health Behavioral Models to Find Reasons for Low Rates of Lung Cancer Screening by Low-Dose Computed Tomography. JAMA Oncol. 2018;4(3):425. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.0493
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