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Even though current LCS guidelines leave out some individuals at high risk for lung cancer, we must continue efforts to offer this potentially life-saving service to patients now eligible. Using EHR tools may help proactively identify those who are eligible for lung cancer screening.

A bbie Begnaud, MD

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