Background

The early detection of NSCLC cases is still the key point of the surgical treatment of lung cancer, but 75% of the cases are still diagnosed in an advanced, inoperable stage. Screening with ldCT of the high risk population can improve the early diagnosis, but it might be aggravated by the complex task of risk group selection and recruitment. The modern communication path of the mobile devices are enabling us a complete new communication and selection method wich can effectively simplify the risk group identification and the suggestion of screening by the Screening Centers. The aim of our study was to determine the effectivity of a lung cancer risk assessment mobile application (LungScreen) in a localised setting.

Key words: lung cancer, screening, VATS lobectomy

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