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Principal Investigator
Name
Paul Pinsky
Degrees
Ph.D.
Institution
NCI
Position Title
Chief, Early Detection Branch
Email
About this CDAS Project
Study
NLST (Learn more about this study)
Project ID
NLST-750
Initial CDAS Request Approval
Jan 8, 2021
Title
CT Findings and Long-Term Mortaity from Respiratory Diseases
Summary
This project will examine LDCT findings from T0-T2 and subsequent mortality, from respiratory diseases and from all causes. The project will assess the risk of mortality associated with CT findings controlling for various factors, including smoking history and reported history of respiratory diseases.
Aims

1. Examine risk of respiratory mortality associated with CT findings controlling for demographics, smoking history and disease history.
2. Similarly for all-cause mortality
3. Examine a sample of CT images to assess reproducibility of reported findings

Collaborators

David Gierada, Washington University
David Lynch, National Jewish Health