Lakhani DA, Chen SC, Antic S, Muterspaugh A, Cook C, Liu N, Shujat H, Jouan S, Winston B, Fields K, Wenstrup J, Block SL, Hinton A, Miller A, Atmajoana S, Helton JT, Patel K, Balar AB, Brewer K, Nag S, Singh R, Disher A, Huerta L, Fremont R, Rickman O, Chen H, Eisenberg R, Sandler KL, Paulson A, Walker RC, Shah C, Smith GT, Landman B, Deppen S, Grogan EL, Aldrich MC, Massion PP. Establishing a Cohort and a Biorepository to Identify Biomarkers for Early Detection of Lung Cancer: The Nashville Lung Cancer Screening Cohort. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2021 Jan 5. PMID: 33400907 [PubMed]
A prospective longitudinal cohort of individuals at high-risk of developing lung cancer was established to build a biorepository of carefully annotated biological specimens and low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) chest images for derivation and validation of candidate biomarkers for early detection of lung cancer.