Systematic reviews of diagnostic tests in cancer: review of methods and reporting.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the methods and reporting of systematic reviews of diagnostic tests. DATA SOURCES: Systematic searches of Medline, Embase, and five other databases identified reviews of tests used in patients with cancer. Of these, 89 satisfied our inclusion criteria of reporting accuracy of the test compared with a reference test, including an electronic search, and published since 1990. REVIEW METHODS: All reviews were assessed for methods and reporting of objectives, search strategy...Expand abstract
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