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Risk of dying from prostate cancer in men randomized to screening: differences between attendees and nonattendees.

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BACKGROUND: Although the true benefits and disadvantages of prostate cancer screening are still not known, the analysis of fatal cases is important for increasing knowledge of the effects of prostate cancer screening on mortality. Who dies from prostate cancer despite participation in a population-based prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening program? METHODS: From the Goteborg branch of the European Randomized study of Screening for Prostate Cancer, 10,000 men randomly assigned to active ...

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10.1002/cncr.24680

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cancer
Volume:
115
Issue:
24
Pages:
5672-5679
Publication date:
2009-12-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1097-0142
ISSN:
0008-543X
Source identifiers:
365911
Language:
English
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pubs:365911
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uuid:1b32baae-becc-44e5-a417-d070c379ec21
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pubs:365911
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2013-11-16

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