Glossary

The glossary explains some of the words used across this website and covers some key cancer and research terms, which primarily focus on lung cancer.

Guidelines

Accredited organisations often publish best-practice guidelines that healthcare professionals may refer to when set-up of an intervention. These tend to be a robust, evidence-based and a formally agreed upon set of recommended criteria, protocols or classification systems for the clinical management of a disease. 1 See also ‘Incidental nodule management protocol’

References

  1. National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 2022. NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology; Lung cancer screening: v1.2022 – October 26, 2021. Plymouth, PA: NCCN