Register-based studies of cancer screening effects

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Register-based studies of cancer screening effects. / Von Euler-Chelpin, My; Lynge, Elsebeth; Rebolj, Matejka.

In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. Supplement, Vol. 39, No. 7 Suppl, 2011, p. 158-164.

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Von Euler-Chelpin, M, Lynge, E & Rebolj, M 2011, 'Register-based studies of cancer screening effects', Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. Supplement, vol. 39, no. 7 Suppl, pp. 158-164. https://doi.org/10.1177/1403494811401479

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Von Euler-Chelpin, M., Lynge, E., & Rebolj, M. (2011). Register-based studies of cancer screening effects. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. Supplement, 39(7 Suppl), 158-164. https://doi.org/10.1177/1403494811401479

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Von Euler-Chelpin M, Lynge E, Rebolj M. Register-based studies of cancer screening effects. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. Supplement. 2011;39(7 Suppl):158-164. https://doi.org/10.1177/1403494811401479

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Von Euler-Chelpin, My ; Lynge, Elsebeth ; Rebolj, Matejka. / Register-based studies of cancer screening effects. In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. Supplement. 2011 ; Vol. 39, No. 7 Suppl. pp. 158-164.

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abstract = "INTRODUCTION: There are two organised cancer screening programmes in Denmark, against cervical and breast cancers. The aim with this study was to give an overview of the available register-based research regarding these two programmes, to demonstrate the usefulness of data from the national registers. RESEARCH TOPICS: The register-based studies on cancer screening in Denmark could be grouped into research concerning effectiveness, in terms of mortality and incidence reduction, short-term indicators, e.g. in relation to recommended quality assurance indicators, and side effects, e.g. as false-positive results and overdiagnosis. CONCLUSION: The results indicate that registers have proven to be a valuable tool in evaluating the effects of ongoing screening activities. As they cannot be systematically used to test new screening technologies, register-based studies should not be seen as an alternative to randomised controlled trials, but as a supplement.",
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