How does lung cancer CT screening compare with other kinds of screening?
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Compared to other common cancer screening tests such as mammography for breast cancer, lung cancer CT screening is at least as effective at reducing lung cancer deaths in high risk individuals as mammography is at preventing breast cancer deaths.
Number of people screened
Years of annual screens
Number of cancer deaths prevented
Low dose CT lung screening (lung)
Flexible sigmoidoscopy with fecal occult blood test (colorectal)