Prostate cancer screening in Switzerland: 20-year trends and socioeconomic disparities.

@article{Guessous2016ProstateCS,
  title={Prostate cancer screening in Switzerland: 20-year trends and socioeconomic disparities.},
  author={Idris Guessous and St{\'e}phane Cullati and Stacey A. Fedewa and Claudine Burton-Jeangros and Delphine Sophie Courvoisier and Orly Manor and Christine Bouchardy},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={82},
  pages={83-91}
}
BACKGROUND Despite important controversy in its efficacy, prostate cancer (PCa) screening has become widespread. Important socioeconomic screening disparities have been reported. However, trends in PCa screening and social disparities have not been investigated in Switzerland, a high risk country for PCa. We used data from five waves (from 1992-2012) of the population-based Swiss Health Interview Survey to evaluate trends in PCa screening and its association with socioeconomic indicators… CONTINUE READING
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