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Most large prostate cancers with high serum PSA levels were effectively detected in a prevalence screen.
Dec 31, 2000
Older women have the highest breast cancer rates but are underscreened relative to their risk.
Issue of access to health care and the goals of universal health insurance.
Dec 31, 1999
There is room for improvement in rates of chlamydia screening in sexually active females aged 15 to 25 years.
This study assessed the effectiveness of telephone counseling in a church-based mammography promotion intervention trial.
In this study, the authors recruit African American, Latino, and white churches and women members (age 50 to 80) for a randomized church-based trial of mammography promotion in Los Angeles County.
Repeat annual screening could be targeted to outpatients with borderline scores, and less frequent screening for those with low risk scores.
On older women who could benefit from mammography screening at the most reasonable costs, and their differences in preferences for health outcomes.
The induced savings by endoscopic colorectal cancer screening compensate for the costs.
Compared the ARPS to a CS among 22 persons aged 65 and older who reported consuming at least one drink of alcohol in the previous 12 months.
With the many recent improvements in the medical management of HIV, the benefits of early detection of the virus have increased.
Using a microsimulation approach, the authors examined design and bias issues in case-control studies of cancer screening.
The authors discuss sigmoidoscopy screening for colorectal cancer and net cost savings under expert-based assumptions.
The objective of this program was to increase mammography screening rates among Hispanic women through a series of targeted community-wide interventions.
Implementing a church-based telephone mammography counseling intervention with peer counselors representing three principal racial or ethnic groups.
Urinalysis for detection of drug abuse is widely used in pre-employment screening and correctional administration.
The study seeks to assess the health benefits and cost-effectiveness of chlamydia screening among young women.
Dec 31, 1998
A long sojourn time for preclinical breast cancer should not be accompanied by a long screening interval, short screening interval was not efficient.
Authors comment on a recent article on primary outcomes from the trial on prostate cancer screening in Quebec.
Decreasing sensitivity seems an unlikely explanation for the discrepancy in many screening programmes.