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Lung Cancer: Sensitivity and Specificity

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The sensitivity and specificity of findings for Lung Cancer are listed below. See the left navigation bar to change the display.

Specific Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
Clubbing Edit 37%91%

phalangeal depth ratio in excess of 1

Study: JAMA. 2001;286:341-347.

Sensitive Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
PET/CT scan Edit 93%72%

Sensitivity and specificity based on the known presence of a small nodule.

Small study

Study: [Value of [18F]-FDG-PET/CT as a predictor of cancer in solitary pulmonary nodule]

Martins Rde C, Almeida SA, Siciliano AA, Landesmann MC, Silva FB, Franco CA,

Fonseca LM.

PMID: 18695792 [PubMed - in process]