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Smarter screening for prostate cancer: for the few, not the many? A stratified approach based on baseline risk.

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Evaluation of: van Leeuwen PJ, Connolly D, Tammela TLJ et al. Balancing the harms and benefits of early detection of prostate cancer. Cancer 116(20), 4857-4865 (2010). Prostate cancer screening remains controversial, with different countries taking different views on its value. We review the study by van Leeuwen and colleagues, evaluating the risk-benefit ratio for screening from the European Randomized study of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) stratified by age and serum prostate-specif...

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10.1586/era.10.233

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Author
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Volume:
11
Issue:
2
Pages:
169-172
Publication date:
2011-02-01
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EISSN:
1744-8328
ISSN:
1473-7140
Language:
English
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uuid:1b1b1ecf-e3ac-47f8-9ced-7b412a50415d
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pubs:414566
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414566
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2013-11-16

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