Aamna Akhtar
City of Hope National Medical Center
CancerSocioeconomic statusGeneralizability theoryPsychological interventionLung cancerLung cancer screeningSmoking cessationCINAHLDiversity (politics)Non small cellNarrative reviewSocioeconomic positionFamily medicineMedicineEnvironmental health
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#1Ernesto Sosa (City of Hope National Medical Center)H-Index: 1
#2Gail D’Souza (City of Hope National Medical Center)
Last. Loretta Erhunmwunsee (City of Hope National Medical Center)H-Index: 11
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Nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the leading cause of cancer deaths. Lung cancer screening (LCS) reduces NSCLC mortality; however, a lack of diversity in LCS studies may limit the generalizability of the results to marginalized groups who face higher risk for and worse outcomes from NSCLC. Identifying sources of inequity in the LCS pipeline is essential to reduce disparities in NSCLC outcomes. The authors searched 3 major databases for studies published from January 1, 2010 to February 27, 2...
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