Nodule volume, doubling time stratifies lung cancer risk

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Nodule volume, doubling time stratifies lung cancer risk
Nodule volume, doubling time stratifies lung cancer risk
An interim analysis of the NELSON study reveals the significance of nodule size and volume doubling time for the risk of cancer in patients who have undergone low-dose computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening. Lung cancer probability was not significantly increased for patients with a nodule volume below 100 mm or for those with a maximum nodule diameter below 5 mm, at 0.6% and 0.4%, compared with patients with no detected nodules, at 0.4%.
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