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Outcomes of the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP) in England after the first 1 million tests
Introduction The Bowel Cancer Screening Programme in England began operating in 2006 with the aim of full roll out across England by December 2009. Subjects aged 60–69 are being invited to completeExpand
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Comparison of screening mammography in the United States and the United kingdom.
CONTEXT Screening mammography differs between the United States and the United Kingdom; a direct comparison may suggest methods to improve the practice. OBJECTIVE To compare screening mammographyExpand
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Influence of personal characteristics of individual women on sensitivity and specificity of mammography in the Million Women Study: cohort study
Abstract Objectives To examine how lifestyle, hormonal, and other factors influence the sensitivity and specificity of mammography. Methods Women recruited into the Million Women Study completed aExpand
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Inequalities in reported use of breast and cervical screening in Great Britain: analysis of cross sectional survey data
Objective To investigate the relation between women’s reported use of breast and cervical screening and sociodemographic characteristics. Design Cross sectional multipurpose survey. Setting PrivateExpand
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Performance measures in three rounds of the English bowel cancer screening pilot
Objectives To compare performance measures across all three rounds of the English bowel cancer screening faecal occult blood test pilot and their relation to social deprivation and ethnicity. MethodsExpand
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The UK colorectal cancer screening pilot: results of the second round of screening in England
An evaluation of the second round of faecal occult blood (FOB) screening in the English site of the UK Colorectal Cancer Screening Pilot (comprising the Bowel Cancer Screening Pilot based in Rugby,Expand
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Colorectal cancer screening: A comparison of 35 initiatives in 17 countries
Although in its infancy, organized screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) in the general population is increasing at regional and national levels. Documenting and describing these initiatives isExpand
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Radiotherapy or tamoxifen after conserving surgery for breast cancers of excellent prognosis: British Association of Surgical Oncology (BASO) II trial.
BACKGROUND The incidence of local recurrence (LR) after conservative surgery for early breast cancer without adjuvant therapy is unacceptably high even with favourable tumours. The aim of this studyExpand
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The predicted effect of changes in cervical screening practice in the UK: results from a modelling study
In 2003, the National Health Service Cervical Screening Programme (NHSCSP) announced that its screening interval would be reduced to 3 years in women aged 25–49 and fixed at 5 years in those agedExpand
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Colonoscopy quality measures: experience from the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme
Objectives Colonoscopy is central to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. Success of CRC screening is dependent on colonoscopy quality. The NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP) offers biennialExpand
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