Uptake of prostate-specific antigen testing for early prostate cancer detection in Sweden.

@article{Jonsson2011UptakeOP,
  title={Uptake of prostate-specific antigen testing for early prostate cancer detection in Sweden.},
  author={H{\aa}kan Jonsson and Benny Holmstr{\"o}m and Stephen W. Duffy and P{\"a}r Stattin},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={129 8},
  pages={1881-8}
}
The aim of our study was to estimate uptake of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing in an entire country, including time trends and geographical differences. Data from the Swedish Cancer Register on prostate cancer incidence between 1980 and 2007 and published data from the Gothenburg branch of the European randomized study of screening for prostate cancer (ERSPC), a population-based PSA screening study, were used in two models of changes in incidence of prostate cancer as a proxy for uptake… CONTINUE READING