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Science Saturday: Researchers say yes to expanding lung cancer screening

20:00 EDT 5 Jul 2019 | Mayo Clinic

Balancing the risks and benefits of disease screening can be a tricky business. For lung cancer, screening is recommended for a specific group: people age 55 to 80, who have smoked a pack of cigarettes per day for 30 years or more, and who currently smoke or quit in the last 15 years or so. [...]

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