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Lung Cancer Screening in the Randomized Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial

The 5-year overall survival rate of lung cancer patients is approximately 15%. Most patients are diagnosed with advanced-stage disease and have shorter survival rates than patients with early-stage disease. Although screening for lung cancer has the potential to increase early diagnosis, it has not been shown to reduce lung cancer mortality rates. In 1993, the Prostate, Lung...

Case-Control Studies of Cancer Screening: Theory and Practice

This review summarizes methodologic theories for the design of cancer screening case-control studies and examines the methods applied in studies published in English from 1980 through 1996. In addition to summarizing state-of-theart methodologic approaches, we identify areas where obvious gaps exist between theory and practice, and we recommend potential areas where theory and...