Lung cancer screening scoping study launched

There's growing evidence to support a national program, says Cancer Australia CEO Professor Dorothy Keefe

An inquiry into the feasibility of a national lung cancer screening program will focus on high-risk populations such as people living in rural areas and Indigenous Australians, Cancer Australia says.

Cancer Australia CEO Professor Dorothy Keefe
Cancer Australia CEO Professor Dorothy Keefe.

Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt announced on World Lung Cancer Day in August that he had commissioned the organisation to review the potential for a screening

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