Cancer Screenings Have Saved the U.S. At Least $6.5 Trillion, Study Estimates

August 17, 2023


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5-15 mins
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A new study conducted in part by University of Michigan researchers estimates that preventive cancer screenings have saved Americans at least 12 million more years of life and up to at least $6.5 trillion in added economic impact. A. Mark Fendrick, M.D., senior author of the study and a professor of internal medicine and public health at U-M, explores the team’s findings, suggesting that even more lives and dollars could be saved if more Americans participated in preventative screenings.

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