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In this segment, Dr. Peter Bach MD of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center explores the advances and complexities of screening for lung cancer.

Videos

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Part 1 - Overview (2:59)

Part 2 - NLST Trial (3:44)

Part 3 - CT Scans and Radiation (2:14)

Part 4 - Risks & Benefits of Screening (7:00)

Part 5 - Informed Decision Making (3:20)

Part 6 - Insurance Coverage for CT Screening (3:02)

Addendum - CT Screening & Smoking Cessation (2:05)

Full Video (23:28)

Resources

Learning Objectives

  • Explain screening recommendations
  • Describe limitations of lung cancer screenings

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Presenters

Dr. Peter Bach MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Peter Bach is the Director of the Center for Health Policy and Outcomes at Memorial Sloan Kettering. Dr. Bach completed undergraduate studies at Harvard University and his Medical Degree from the University of Chicago Harris School. Dr. Bach’s research focuses on the cost and value of anticancer drugs. His work in lung cancer screening has lead to lung cancer screening guidelines and a risk-prediction model for disease.

Cancer Control Video Series | Cancer Sites | Cancer Risk Factors | Improving Cancer Outcomes | Browse Resources