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Lung Cancer: Lung Cancer III |

Barriers for Lung Cancer Screening in an Inner City Community Primary Care Center

Jean Bustamante Alvarez, MD; Konstantinos Sdrimas, MD; Jessica Stempel, MD; Daniel Brito, MD
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Albert EInstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):718A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.813
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SESSION TITLE: Lung Cancer III

SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster

PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

PURPOSE: Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death worldwide. Recently the USPFTF launched guidelines for lung cancer screening with low dose computer tomography of the chest. However compliance with the guidelines in the community remains low. We tried to identify barriers for proper lung cancer screening in the primary care setting.

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