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Cost-effectiveness of screening for lung cancer in a high risk cohort using automated sputum cytometry Slivinskas, Jennifer


Lung cancer continues to be the leading cause of cancer death in Canada. Thirty percent of cancer deaths in men and one-quarter in women are due to lung cancer alone. Prognosis is better for patients diagnosed with early stage lung cancer (>80% 5 year relative survival) than those with late stage cancer (

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