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Clinical Investigations: LUNG CANCER |

Stage of Lung Cancer in Relation to Its Size*: Part 1. Insights

David Yankelevitz, MD; Juan P. Wisnivesky, MD, MPH; Claudia I. Henschke, PhD, MD, FCCP
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*From the Department of Radiology (Drs. Yankelvitz and Henschke), New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center; and Division of General Internal Medicine and Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine (Dr. Wisnivesky), Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY.

Correspondence to: Claudia I. Henschke, PhD, MD, FCCP, Department of Radiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center, 525 East 68th St, New York, NY 10021; e-mail: chensch@med.cornell.edu



Chest. 2005;127(4):1132-1135. doi:10.1378/chest.127.4.1132
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Renewed interest in screening for lung cancer has been sparked by advances in CT technology that now allow for the detection of smaller tumors than previously was possible with chest radiography (CXR). This interest has been addressed by a group led by Patz and Goodman (P/G group),12 whose fundamental idea has been that1:

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