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Fig. 1 | Chinese Journal of Cancer

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From: Mortality outcomes of low-dose computed tomography screening for lung cancer in urban China: a decision analysis and implications for practice

Fig. 1

Decision tree model for the analysis of lung cancer mortality, false positive diagnosis, and death due to false diagnosis with low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening and no screening. Chest X-ray screening is similar to low-dose CT screening and is not shown. prev lung cancer prevalence in the screened cohort, CTse sensitivity of low-dose CT, CTsp specificity of low-dose CT, CTerl proportion of early-stage cancers among lung cancers detected with low-dose CT, NSerl proportion of early-stage cancers among lung cancers detected with no screening, fpMt death possibility due to false diagnosis and invasive treatment, trt_Er acceptance rate of surgery for individuals with early-stage lung cancers, trt_Ne acceptance rate of surgery for individuals with non-early-stage lung cancers, srv_Er survival possibility of individuals with resected early-stage lung cancer, CTidl proportion of indolent cancers among lung cancers detected with low-dose CT, srv_Ne survival possibility of individuals with resected non-early-stage lung cancer

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