Interim results from a cluster randomized controlled oral cancer screening trial in Kerala, India.

@article{Ramadas2003InterimRF,
  title={Interim results from a cluster randomized controlled oral cancer screening trial in Kerala, India.},
  author={Kunnambath Ramadas and Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan and Binu Jose Jacob and Gigi Thomas and Thara Somanathan and C{\'e}dric Mah{\'e} and Manoj Pandey and Elizabeth Abraham and Shahzad Najeeb and Babu Mathew and Donald Maxwell Parkin and Madhavan Krishnan Nair},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={580-8}
}
A cluster randomized controlled oral cancer screening trial is on-going in the Trivandrum district, India, to evaluate the efficacy of screening in reducing oral cancer mortality. Subjects, aged 35 years and above, in 13 clusters in the Trivandrum district, India, were randomized to the intervention (screening) group (7 clusters, 78969 subjects) to receive three rounds of screening by oral visual inspection by trained health workers at 3-year intervals or to a control group (6 clusters, 74739… CONTINUE READING

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