This series on “Contemporary Practice in Thoracic Neoplasm Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment” is edited by Dr. Chi Wan Koo, from Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, U.S.A.
Despite increasing public awareness of smoking related morbidity and mortality and implementation of lung cancer screening programs, lung cancer remains the number one cause of cancer related death. As our knowledge of lung cancer pathogenesis advances, approaches to diagnose, surveil and treat lung cancer also evolve. In this series, we seek to update our readers on contemporary practices in thoracic neoplasm diagnosis, evaluation and treatment.
Implications of the updated Lung CT Screening Reporting and Data System (Lung-RADS version 1.1) for lung cancer screening
The focused issue “Contemporary Practice in Thoracic Neoplasm Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Chi Wan Koo is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the focused issue.