# epi

10. Assume that early detection of disease X through screening improves prognosis. In order for a screening program to be most effective, at which point in the natural history in the diagram must the critical point be? [ONE POINT]
a. Between A and B
b. Between C and D
c. Anywhere between A and D
d. Between B and C
e. Anywhere between A and C

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