Siemens Issues Statement on USPSTF Draft Recommendation
As a leading manufacturer of CT technology, Siemens Healthcare supports the final evidence report and draft recommendation statement (www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/newsroom.htm) issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) regarding CT screening for lung cancer.
“The USPSTF recommendation reinforces the clinical and economic value of accurate and timely diagnosis,” said Gregory Sorensen, MD, CEO of Siemens Healthcare North America. “Lung cancer is one of the most prevalent and deadly cancers, and accurate and timely diagnosis is essential to helping clinicians and patients fight this devastating disease.”
Siemens will continue to support imaging research and better serve patients around the world by providing clinicians access to efficient and effective CT solutions. Siemens has long believed that its innovative imaging technology makes a positive impact on fighting disease and improving lives.1
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1Siemens CT systems are indicated for low-dose lung imaging and not lung cancer screening.