Lung Screening Study
OBJECTIVES: I. Compare the efficacy of screening spiral CT scan and screening chest x-ray in
detecting lung cancer in current or former smokers at high risk for lung cancer.
OUTLINE: This is a randomized, multicenter study of lung cancer screening. Patients are
randomized to one of two screening arms. Arm I: Patients undergo one spiral CT scan. Arm II:
Patients undergo one chest x-ray. Patients and their primary care physicians are notified of
test results within 3 weeks of the exam.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 3,000 participants (1,500 per screening arm) will be accrued
for this study at six screening centers (500 per center) by October 31, 2000.
Primary Purpose: Screening
John K. Gohagan, PhD, FACE
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
United States: Federal Government
|University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center||Birmingham, Alabama 35294|
|Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Research Center, Georgetown University||Washington, District of Columbia 20007|
|University of Minnesota Cancer Center||Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455|
|Washington University School of Medicine||Saint Louis, Missouri 63110|
|Henry Ford Hospital||Detroit, Michigan 48202|
|Marshfield Clinic||Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449|