Cancer screening. Degrees of proof and practical application.

  title={Cancer screening. Degrees of proof and practical application.},
  author={Barbara S. Hulka},
  volume={62 8 Suppl},
The purpose of this paper is to clarify the short-term and long-term objectives of screening for various cancers, and to indicate the kinds of data that are needed to determine whether or not the objectives are met. Cancers at various sites differ with respect to their innate suitability for screening. Criteria that enhance screening suitability include the… CONTINUE READING