Table 4

Expected outcomes per 1000 individuals with resected stage III colorectal cancer

OutcomeStrategyDifference†
CTC-based*Standard of care
Number of colonoscopies3124.13912.8788.7
Number of new CRC cases12.59.9−2.6
Number of CRC deaths‡318.1317.0−1.1
  • *Assuming 3 yearly CT scans.

  • †Standard of care minus CTC-based strategy; values could be off due to rounding.

  • ‡Includes cancer deaths associated with the initial cancer diagnosis.

  • CRC, colorectal cancer; CTC, CT colonography.