Schersten T, Baile M A, Asua J, Jonsson E. Deteccion precoz del cancer de prostata (projecto INAHTA). Prostate cancer screening: evidence synthesis and update (INAHTA Joint Project) Vitoria Gasteiz: Basque Office for Health Technology Assessment (OSTEBA). D-99-03. 1999
<p>To summarize scientific evidence regarding the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of mass screening for prostate cancer.</p>
Mass screening for prostate cancer is not recommended because of lack of evidence regarding the benefits and the considerable risks of adverse effects of subsequent treatment.
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Costs and Cost Analysis; Mass Screening; Prostatic Neoplasms /diagnosis
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