Case-control study of digital-rectal screening in relation to mortality from cancer of the distal rectum.

@article{Herrinton1995CasecontrolSO,
  title={Case-control study of digital-rectal screening in relation to mortality from cancer of the distal rectum.},
  author={Lisa J Herrinton and Joseph Selby and GaryD. Friedman and CharlesP. Quesenberry and Noel S Weiss},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={142 9},
  pages={
          961-4
        }
}
The authors conducted a case-control study to examine the benefit of digital-rectal examination in reducing mortality from distal rectal cancer. The Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program provides prepaid medical services to approximately 30 percent of the residents in its northern California service area. Members of the program aged 45 years and over who were diagnosed with fatal cancer of the distal rectum during the period 1971-1986 and who died before 1988 as a result of their cancer (n… CONTINUE READING
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