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Table 4 Incremental cost-effectiveness ratios for alternative CRC screening strategies compared current NBCSP

From: Cost-effectiveness of family history-based colorectal cancer screening in Australia

Screening strategy Total average lifetime costs (AU$) Incremental costs (AU$) Total average lifetime expectancy (years) ICER (AU$/LYG)
NBCSP screening (base case) 3,441   15.545  
Colonoscopy every 10 years 6,278 2,837 15.886 8,306
Colonoscopy every 5 years 8,734 2,456 16.084 12,405
  1. ICER: incremental cost-effectiveness ratio.