Clinical features of prostate cancer before diagnosis: a population-based, case-control study.

@article{Hamilton2006ClinicalFO,
  title={Clinical features of prostate cancer before diagnosis: a population-based, case-control study.},
  author={William Hamilton and Deborah J. Sharp and Tim J. Peters and Alison P Round},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2006},
  volume={56 531},
  pages={756-62}
}
BACKGROUND Even in areas where screening is available, many prostate cancers are diagnosed after the symptoms begin. However, the risk posed by particular symptoms is largely unknown, especially in unselected populations such as primary care. AIM To identify and quantify the features of prostate cancer before diagnosis, both individually and in combination. DESIGN OF STUDY Population-based case-control study. SETTING All 21 general practices in Exeter, Devon, UK. METHODS We studied all… CONTINUE READING
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