Special Focus Session

Lung cancer screening implementation in Europe: where are we now?

Lectures

1
SF 21 - Pivotal aspects for a successful lung cancer screening programme

SF 21 - Pivotal aspects for a successful lung cancer screening programme

05:06A. Snoeckx, Antwerp / BE

Learning Objectives
1. To describe those key elements that are essential for lung cancer screening programmes to be successful and impact on the care of those who are potentially screened.
2. To highlight the multifaceted role of radiologists in a lung cancer screening programme.

2
SF 21 - Croatia

SF 21 - Croatia

06:16A. Marusic, Zagreb / HR

Learning Objectives
1. To demonstrate the complexity of preparation, implementation, and management of a national lung cancer screening program (LCS).
2. To demonstrate the structure of the national LCS in Croatia through integrated care.
3. To demonstrate the applied quality control in the ongoing LCS in Croatia.

3
SF 21 - Hungary

SF 21 - Hungary

05:48A. Kerpel-Fronius, Budapest / HU

Learning Objectives
1. To learn about implementing screening from a one-centre study to several institutions.
2. To understand Hungary-specific aspects of screening.
3. To become familiar with the Hungarian LDCT LCS implementation programme.

4
SF 21 - Poland

SF 21 - Poland

08:27M. Adamek, Gdansk / PL

Learning Objectives
1. To demonstrate how a nationwide programme may originate from a couple of local screening programmes.
2. To indicate the importance of proper structuring of a programme.
3. To become familiar with the cloud-based AI-powered platform created for the Polish programme.

5
SF 21 - Russia

SF 21 - Russia

06:06S. Morozov, Moscow / RU

Learning Objectives
1. To learn about the different stages of implementing a lung cancer screening programme in Russia.
2. To show the role of artificial intelligence in lung cancer screening.
3. To identify the transition problems from a pilot project to a large-scale programme and possible solutions.

6
SF 21 - France

SF 21 - France

07:20M. Revel, Paris / FR

Learning Objectives
1. To provide an overview of the ongoing lung cancer screening studies in France.
2. To learn about the pilot programme conducted in the Somme district.
3. To explain how French radiologists are getting prepared for large scale screening.

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SF 21 - United Kingdom

SF 21 - United Kingdom

05:19A. Devaraj, London / UK