Table 1: Summary of 5 lung cancers missed on the scout views of abdominopelvic CT scans.

Patient Age (years) Initial examDelay to diagnosis (days) Pathology Outcome

188CT urogram235Metastatic colonic adenocarcinomaNonoperable radiotherapy
275CT abdomen and pelvis224Squamous cell bronchogenic carcinomaResection
375CT colon79Bronchoalveolar cell carcinomaResection
486CT abdomen and Pelvis254Nonsmall cell carcinomaDied shortly after definitive diagnosis
569CT colon136Bronchoalveolar cell carcinomaResection