Evaluation of cancer service screening: case referent studies recommended.

  title={Evaluation of cancer service screening: case referent studies recommended.},
  author={Andr{\'e} L. M. Verbeek and Mireille J M Broeders},
  journal={Statistical methods in medical research},
  volume={19 5},
Various cancer screening trials, randomised or otherwise controlled, have demonstrated reductions in cancer mortality. As a consequence, population screening programmes have been implemented. In the mean time, major advances are being made in early detection and treatment modalities of specific cancers and pre-cancers. The impact of these improvements should have bearing on the beneficial effect of periodical screening in preventing cancer death. To monitor these dynamics in the effectiveness… CONTINUE READING


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