3 Further information

3.1 The Institute has published a clinical guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.

Andrew Dillon
Chief Executive
February 2008

Sources of evidence

The evidence considered by the Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee is described in the following document.

'Interventional procedure overview of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration for mediastinal masses', July 2007.

Information for patients

NICE has produced information describing its guidance on this procedure for patients and their carers ('Understanding NICE guidance'). It explains the nature of the procedure and the decision made, and has been written with patient consent in mind.