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Lung cancer screening according to existing guidelines is likely cost-effective

12:18 EST 7 Nov 2019 | 2 Minute Medicine

1. In this study comparing three prominent lung cancer screening strategies, all were found to be cost-effective, yielding incremental cost-effectiveness ratios of under $100,000/quality adjusted life-year gained, the commonly referenced U.S. willingness-to-pay threshold. 2. As the maximum age for screening eligibility increased, greater reductions in cancer mortality were realized but at the expense of overdiagnosis […]
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