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Identifying women with undetected ovarian cancer: independent and external validation of QCancer(®) (Ovarian) prediction model.

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Early identification of ovarian cancer is an unresolved challenge and the predictive value of single symptoms is limited. We evaluated the performance of QCancer(®) (Ovarian) prediction model for predicting the risk of ovarian cancer in a UK cohort of general practice patients. A total of 1.1 million patients registered with a general practice surgery between 1 January 2000 and 30 June 2008, aged 30-84 years with 735 ovarian cancer cases, were included in the analysis. Ovarian cancer was defi...

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10.1111/ecc.12015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
European journal of cancer care
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
423-429
Publication date:
2013-07-05
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EISSN:
1365-2354
ISSN:
0961-5423
URN:
uuid:7c99d074-7659-4191-8785-7e3fe017b6f5
Source identifiers:
358464
Local pid:
pubs:358464

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