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The Aarhus statement: Improving design and reporting of studies on early cancer diagnosis

Abstract:

Early diagnosis is a key factor in improving the outcomes of cancer patients. A greater understanding of the pre-diagnostic patient pathways is vital yet, at present, research in this field lacks consistent definitions and methods. As a consequence much early diagnosis research is difficult to interpret. A consensus group was formed with the aim of producing guidance and a checklist for early cancer-diagnosis researchers. A consensus conference approach combined with nominal group techniques ...

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10.1038/bjc.2012.68

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Vedsted, P More by this author
Walter, FM More by this author
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Journal:
British Journal of Cancer
Volume:
106
Issue:
7
Pages:
1262-1267
Publication date:
2012-03-27
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:fef50fe7-2629-4aa5-93cb-f80da604f1ab
Source identifiers:
322831
Local pid:
pubs:322831

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