Journal article icon

Journal article

Lead time associated with screening for prostate cancer.

Abstract:

Screening serum levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is now a major strategy for early detection of prostate cancer (PC). Quantification of the lead time thus obtained is important both for understanding the development of PC and for evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of widespread screening. In our study, 1,233 randomly selected men living in Stockholm in 1988 were invited to participate in an early detection (ED) program, in which suspicious findings provided by digital rectal...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1002/ijc.11554

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer More from this journal
Volume:
108
Issue:
1
Pages:
122-129
Publication date:
2004-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:366005
UUID:
uuid:8d16166c-e366-477a-a7a7-6ee2ee126d35
Local pid:
pubs:366005
Source identifiers:
366005
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP