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Keywords:

  • American Cancer Society;
  • humans;
  • mass screening;
  • neoplasms;
  • diagnosis;
  • prevention and control;
  • practice guidelines as topic;
  • United States;
  • lung neoplasms;
  • mortality;
  • radiography

Each year the American Cancer Society publishes a summary of its guidelines for early cancer detection, a report on data and trends in cancer screening rates, and select issues related to cancer screening. In this issue of the journal, we summarize current American Cancer Society cancer screening guidelines. In addition, the latest data on the use of cancer screening from the National Health Interview Survey is described, as are several issues related to screening coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, including the expansion of the Medicaid program. CA Cancer J Clin 2014;64:30–51. © 2014 American Cancer Society, Inc.