Lack of benefit from semi-annual screening for cancer of the lung: follow-up report of a randomized controlled trial on a population of high-risk males in Czechoslovakia.

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Cigarette-smoking males (6,364), aged 40-64, were randomized into an intervention group which received 6-monthly screening by chest X-ray and sputum cytology, and a control group which received no asymptomatic investigation. After 3 years, both groups entered a follow-up period during which they received annual chest X-rays. Lung cancer cases detected by… (More)

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@article{Kubik1990LackOB, title={Lack of benefit from semi-annual screening for cancer of the lung: follow-up report of a randomized controlled trial on a population of high-risk males in Czechoslovakia.}, author={Andrzej Kubik and Dornald Maxwell Parkin and Myriam Khlat and John K. Erban and Joseph F. Polak and Michal Adamec}, journal={International journal of cancer}, year={1990}, volume={45 1}, pages={26-33} }