Eligibility of Black Women Under USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines

JAMA Oncology

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021

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What The Study Did: Researchers evaluated lung cancer screening eligibility among Black women in the U.S. under the 2013 and 2021 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) lung cancer screening guidelines.

Authors: Julie R. Palmer, Sc.D., of the Boston University School of Medicine, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2021.5790)

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