Gastric Cancer Screening in Korea: Report on the National Cancer Screening Program in 2008

@inproceedings{Lee2011GastricCS,
  title={Gastric Cancer Screening in Korea: Report on the National Cancer Screening Program in 2008},
  author={Kyung Sook Lee and Dong Kwan Oh and Mi Ah Han and Hoo-Yeon Lee and Jae Kwan Jun and Kui Son Choi and Eun Cheol Park},
  booktitle={Cancer research and treatment : official journal of Korean Cancer Association},
  year={2011}
}
PURPOSE The National Cancer Screening Program (NCSP) began in 1999. The objective of this report is to evaluate the results of the NCSP in 2008 and provide essential evidence associated with the gastric cancer screening program in Korea. MATERIALS AND METHODS Data was obtained from the National Cancer Screening Information System; participation rates in gastric cancer screening were calculated. According to screening modalities, recall rates were estimated with 95% confidence intervals (CIs… CONTINUE READING