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Substantial new data on early detection of lung cancer with low-dose CT has become available since the last joint statement of the German Roentgenological Society and the German Respiratory Society was published in 2011. The German S3 guideline on lung cancer was revised in 2018 and now contains a weak recommendation towards early detection of lung cancer with low-dose CT in a quality-assured early detection program. These new developments required a repositioning of the involved professional societies. This present joint statement describes main features of a quality-assured program for early detection of lung cancer with low-dose CT in Germany.
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Name: Pneumologie (Stuttgart, Germany)
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Realm in central Europe consisting of a confederation of German and Italian territories under the suzerainty of an emperor and existing from the 9th or 10th century to 1806.
The former Federal Republic of Germany which was reunified with the former German Democratic Republic in 1990.
The former German Democratic Republic which was reunified with the former Federal Republic of Germany in 1990.
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