Quantifying the role of PSA screening in the US prostate cancer mortality decline.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer causes & control : CCC, Volume 19, Issue 2, p.175-81 (2008)

Keywords:

2008, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Forecasting, Humans, Male, Mass Screening, Middle Aged, Models, Theoretical, Prostate-Specific Antigen, Prostatic Neoplasms, Public Health Sciences Division, SEER Program, United States

Abstract:

To quantify the plausible contribution of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening to the nearly 30% decline in the US prostate cancer mortality rate observed during the 1990s.