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Cost-utility analysis of a potential lung cancer screening program for a high-risk population in Germany: A modelling approach.

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Summary of "Cost-utility analysis of a potential lung cancer screening program for a high-risk population in Germany: A modelling approach."

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Germany. Although several randomized trials in Europe have evaluated the effectiveness of lung cancer screening programs, evidence on the cost-effectiveness of lung cancer screening is scarce.

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Name: Lung cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
ISSN: 1872-8332
Pages: 189-198

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