Beside the assessment of potential economic impact to start implementation, established guidelines to assure effective and safe implementation of lung cancer screening in Europe, are required.
A board of experts has been instituted and endorsed by the European Commission to create such guidelines to address the following issues:
- Screening Economical impact and cost effectiveness analysis (which is the economical impact of lung cancer screening for one European public health care system ?)
- Training and education impact (what is the best program of education and training of screening team members and the impact?)
- Dissemination (How can we teach the population on the importance of prevention and screening to improve informed consent and decision capability of high risk individuals?)