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Results of a randomized, population-based study of biennial screening using serum prostate-specific antigen measurement to detect prostate carcinoma.

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BACKGROUND: The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a prostate carcinoma screening program in which serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels were measured. METHODS: From a group of 20,000 men born between January 1, 1930, and December 31, 1944, 10,000 men were randomized into a screening group and 10,000 were randomized into a control group. Patients in the screening group were invited to undergo initial PSA testing between 1995 and 1996 and then were invite...

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10.1002/cncr.20126

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cancer
Volume:
100
Issue:
7
Pages:
1397-1405
Publication date:
2004-04-01
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EISSN:
1097-0142
ISSN:
0008-543X
Source identifiers:
365994
Language:
English
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pubs:365994
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uuid:0b8e2095-f6b7-4196-894f-6bbd88253f45
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pubs:365994
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2013-11-16

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