Survival prospects after screen-detection of prostate cancer.

  title={Survival prospects after screen-detection of prostate cancer.},
  author={Paul W. Nicholson and S. J. Harland},
  journal={BJU international},
  volume={90 7},
OBJECTIVE To ascertain more realistic survival values for screen-detected prostate cancer than those in current use which are derived from conventionally presenting, usually symptomatic, populations. MATERIALS AND METHODS Survival data for conventionally detected cases were derived from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results database for men diagnosed in the years 1983-1988. The incidence of screen-detected prostate cancer by age and grade was taken from published data. RESULTS For… CONTINUE READING

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