Educational research study where goal is to test educational materials that help people make
informed decisions about lung cancer screening.
This is second phase of a larger project funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
Institute to help heavy smokers make informed decisions about lung cancer screening with
low-dose computed tomography (LDCT). The aim of this phase is to compare outcomes for
promoting informed screening decisions about lung cancer screening in a randomized trial of
patients who smoke recruited through state-based smoking cessation quitlines, where patients
will be randomly assigned to the updated patient decision aid or to standard educational
materials on lung cancer screening.
1. Men and women 55 to 77 years of age.
2. Participants must speak English.
3. Current smoker or quit smoking within the past 15 years.
4. At least a 30 pack-year smoking history.
1) History of lung cancer.