Although the purpose of cancer screening is to decrease the number of cancer deaths, the efficacy of some cancer screening programs has not been proved. This article describes the authorized method for the lung cancer screening system in Japan, and introduces papers reporting the efficacy of lung cancer screening. The problems in the present lung cancer screening system in Japan are also discussed.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy|
|Publication status||Published - 2002 Jan 1|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cancer Research