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In this section of the Comparing Processes and Outcomes report, we invite you to explore the relationship between cancer screening measures and population outcomes in related cancer types.

Below, we highlight some findings to get you started exploring this topic. You may access the measures using our interactive report to explore them further on your own.

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Starter insight: Cancer

Screening rates for colorectal cancer increased from 2009–2015, while incidence and mortality for colon and rectal cancers have been stable or decreasing during the same period. This may mean that screening seems to relate to fewer cancer deaths.

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Starter insight: Cancer

Screening rates for tobacco use are lowest among younger individuals. Rates appear to bottom out in 2013, but appear to be on the rise again, closing a gap with older individuals. Are improving efforts to screen for tobacco use enough to reduce lung cancer risks?

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