Lead-time in prostate cancer screening (Finland)

  title={Lead-time in prostate cancer screening (Finland)},
  author={Anssi Auvinen and Liisa Maeaettaenen and U E Stenman and Teuvo L. J. Tammela and Sakari Rannikko and Jussi L V Aro and Harri Juusela and Matti Hakama},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
Objective: Lead-time in prostate cancer screening was estimated using data from the Finnish randomized, population-based trial. Methods: Lead-time was defined as the duration of follow-up needed to accrue the same expected number of incident prostate cancer cases in the absence of screening as detected in the initial screening round. Expected numbers were calculated using an age-cohort model. Results: Based on findings among 10,000 men screened in 1996–1997 with 292 screen-detected cancers… CONTINUE READING

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