Evaluation of a health service adopting proactive approach to reduce high risk of lung cancer: The Liverpool Healthy Lung Programme.

Affiliation

Centre for Cancer Prevention, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, UK. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

This Liverpool Healthy Lung Programme is a response to high rates of lung cancer and respiratory diseases locally and aims to diagnose lung cancer at an earlier stage by proactive approach to those at high risk of lung cancer. The objective of this study is to evaluate the programme in terms of its likely effect on mortality from lung cancer and its delivery to deprived populations.

Keywords

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,Early diagnosis,Health inequalities,Low-dose CT,Lung cancer,Smoking,

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