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The present study is a single arm clinical trial aiming to improve the key technology in the diagnosis and treatment of early stage lung cancer. 60,000 high-risk subjects (age 45-70) are planned to recruit and assign to the LDCT screening arm (Baseline + 2 rounds of biennial repeated LDCT screening). Management of positive screening test will be carried out by a pre-specified protocol.
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Low Dose Computed Tomography
Shanghai Chest hospital
Not yet recruiting
Shanghai Chest Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-19T02:38:21-0400
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Computed tomography modalities which use a cone or pyramid-shaped beam of radiation.
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Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
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Lung cancer is the uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. Originating in the lungs, this growth may invade adjacent tissues and infiltrate beyond the lungs. Lung cancer, the most common cause of cancer-related death in men and women, is respons...