The effects of improved efficacy associated with treating late-stage disease and the effects of over-diagnosis for the years 1982–2013.

2017-09-25T17:31:55Z (GMT) by Stephen Gilmore
<p><b>(a)</b> Average mortality reductions per year per 100,000 persons as a function of <b><i>q</i></b> for all <b><i>p</i></b> where <b><i>D</i></b><i>(0)</i> = 0.01 and <b>(b) <i>D</i></b><i>(0)</i> = 0.05. Note the robustness of results with respect to both <b><i>p</i></b> and <b><i>D</i></b><i>(t)</i> (all five plots for different values of <b><i>p</i></b> are closely superimposed). <b>(c)</b> Excess diagnoses per 100,000 persons as a function of maximal over-diagnosis proportion for all <b><i>p</i></b> where <b><i>D</i></b><i>(0)</i> = 0.01 and <b>(d) <i>D</i></b><i>(0)</i> = 0.05.</p>