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Table 2 Contributions of the seven areas to the total estimates of lifetime QALYs gained by year: 1991 to 2010

From: Estimating the returns to UK publicly funded cancer-related research in terms of the net value of improved health outcomes

  QALYs (thousands)
Year Treatment Screening Smoking reduction Total
Prostate cancer Breast cancer Colorectal cancer Cervical cancer Bowel cancer Breast cancer
1991 8 46 6 71 2 144 277
1992 9 48 6 70 2 144 279
1993 10 46 6 68 2 145 276
1994 11 48 6 67 2 145 279
1995 10 45 6 65 2 145 273
1996 11 46 6 66 2 146 276
1997 11 46 6 63 3 146 274
1998 11 50 6 59 2 147 276
1999 13 53 7 56 2 147 279
2000 15 53 7 55 2 148 281
2001 17 55 7 54 2 149 285
2002 20 56 8 53 2 150 290
2003 22 59 8 53 2 151 295
2004 24 61 9 56 2 152 305
2005 21 62 10 60 2 154 309
2006 22 62 12 61 2 2 155 316
2007 23 65 13 60 5 2 157 324
2008 27 68 14 60 7 2 158 337
2009 26 71 15 63 9 2 159 345
2010 25 74 15 65 12 3 161 354
Total 339 1112 173 1225 35 43 3003 5930
  1. Abbreviation: QALY quality adjusted life year.