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The Japanese guidelines for gastric cancer screening.
BACKGROUND Gastric cancer is the leading cause of death from cancer in Japan. In 2004, there were 50 562 deaths from gastric cancer; they accounted for 15.8% of the total number of cancer deaths.Expand
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European guidelines for quality assurance in colorectal cancer screening and diagnosis: overview and introduction to the full supplement publication.
Population-based screening for early detection and treatment of colorectal cancer (CRC) and precursor lesions, using evidence-based methods, can be effective in populations with a significant burdenExpand
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Current issues and future perspectives of gastric cancer screening.
  • C. Hamashima
  • Medicine
  • World journal of gastroenterology
  • 14 October 2014
Gastric cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer death worldwide. About half of the incidence of gastric cancer is observed in East Asian countries, which show a higher mortality than otherExpand
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A Community-Based, Case-Control Study Evaluating Mortality Reduction from Gastric Cancer by Endoscopic Screening in Japan
Aims Although the incidence of gastric cancer has decreased in the last 3 decades, it remains the second leading cause of cancer death worldwide. In Asian countries, the burden of gastric cancer hasExpand
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Evaluation of 18F-2-deoxy-2-fluoro-glucose positron emission tomography for gastric cancer screening in asymptomatic individuals undergoing endoscopy
18F-2-deoxy-2-fluoro-glucose Positron Emission Tomography (FDG-PET) has been recently proposed as a promising cancer-screening test. However, the validity of FDG-PET in cancer screening has not beenExpand
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Evaluation of whole-body cancer screening using 18F-2-deoxy-2-fluoro-d-glucose positron emission tomography: a preliminary report
Objective18F-2-deoxy-2-fluoro-d-glucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) is a promising screening modality targeting whole body. However, the validity of PET cancer screening remains to beExpand
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Comparison of observed and expected numbers of detected cancers in the research center for cancer prevention and screening program.
BACKGROUND The Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening program is a one-arm prospective study designed to evaluate the effect of multiple modalities for cancer screening. Basic programsExpand
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Sensitivity of endoscopic screening for gastric cancer by the incidence method
Although radiographic screening for gastric cancer has been conducted in Japan, it is anticipated that endoscopy will become a new screening method because of its high detection rate. TheExpand
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The Japanese guideline for prostate cancer screening.
In 2005, there were 9264 deaths from prostate cancer, accounting for 4.7% of the total number of cancer deaths in Japan. As the population continues to age, interest in prostate cancer screening hasExpand
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Prediction of Gastric Cancer Development by Serum Pepsinogen Test and Helicobacter pylori Seropositivity in Eastern Asians: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background To identify high-risk groups for gastric cancer in presumptively healthy populations, several studies have investigated the predictive ability of the pepsinogen test, H. Pylori antibodies,Expand
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