Lung cancer doesn't have to be a death sentence

Recent developments in lung cancer screening have brought the topic of prevention into new focus. Sebastian Schmidt, MD, Head of Strategy, Innovation and Medical Affairs, Siemens Healthineers gives more insights. 

Kathrin Palder
Published on December 13, 2022

Sebastian Schmidt

Mr. Schmidt, the European Council has made a recommendation to implement national lung cancer screening programs across all member states. What are the implications?

Why is lung cancer so deadly?

How effective are lung cancer screening programs?

As a society, shouldn't we work toward smoking cessation instead of paying the cost for a screening?

How can Siemens Healthineers as a MedTech company support screening programs?

Talking about AI – where does it fit in with lung cancer screening?

AI Rad Companion Chest for Lung Cancer

What do you see as the main impediments to participating in screening programs?

By Kathrin Palder

Kathrin Palder is an editor at Siemens Healthineers.