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Autofluorescence Bronchochoscopy Detected Low Prevalence of High-Grade Lesions in LC Screening

November 7, 2016

Alain Tremblay, MD, and editorialist David E. Ost, MD, FCCP, joined CHEST Podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, to discuss the research by multi-center Canadian study by Tremblay et al that evaluated how well autofluorescence bronchochoscopy (AFB) detected high-grade lesions in patients at risk for lung cancer. Their study determined that too few CT occult cancers were detected to justify its addition into a lung cancer screening program.

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