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  1. 1. Characteristics of screen-failures in prostate cancer screening

    Författare :Anna Grenabo Bergdahl; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; screening; prostate cancer; screening failures; antigen; age; interval cancer; multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging; non-attendees; prostate cancer screening;

    Sammanfattning : ABSTRACT Although prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening has been shown to reduce prostate cancer (PC)-specific mortality with large variations in mortality reduction with different screening algorithms, the optimal screening strategy has not yet been established. This thesis aims at exploring aspects of underdiagnosis in PC screening, focusing on the impact of screening failures on screening effectiveness. LÄS MER