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Videos Posted: Aspects of Lung Cancer Screening

The Postgraduate Program Expert Panel on Lung Cancer Screening took place on November 6, 2014

Richard Freeman, MD (left) and John Howington, MD participated in the 2014 Postgraduate Program expert panel on lung cancer screening at academic and non-academic institutions.

STSA partnered with CTSNet to create and share select video presentations from the STSA 61st Annual Meeting with the CT surgery community online. The 61st Annual Meeting took place November 5-8, 2014 in Tucson, AZ.

Video of the November 6, 2014 Postgraduate Program expert talks on lung cancer screening at academic and non-academic institutions is now available. In these videos, two experts address lung cancer screening. Richard Freeman, MD of St. Vincent’s Health and Hospital System/Indiana Heart Institute, Indiana, discusses the rationale and best practices for lung cancer screening. John Howington, MD of Northshore University HealthSystem, Illinois, discusses the management of pulmonary nodules.

The presentations’ learning objectives include:

  • Comprehend the scientific foundation of CT screening for lung cancer.
  • Identify the currently accepted patient selection criteria for CT lung cancer screening.
  • Have a working knowledge of evidence-based follow-up for patients undergoing CT screening found to have an abnormality.

View the STSA Expert Panel Talks on Aspects of Lung Cancer Screening:

Rationale and Best Practices, Richard Freeman, MD

Pulmonary Nodule Management, John Howington, MD

The 2015 STSA Postgraduate Program will take place on Thursday, November 5, 2015 in conjunction with the STSA 62nd Annual Meeting at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts in Lake Buena Vista, FL. View the full lineup of 2015 talks and expert faculty.

June 4, 2015 | By More