Cancer Screening: Theory and Practice
This useful reference provides solid knowledge of the risks and benefits associated with the cancer screening process, assesses abnormal results and therapeutic outcomes, and facilitates the communication of these issues to patients.
Describes screening tests from individual, health care, ethical, legal, and regulatory perpectives!
Gathering insights from over 35 international experts in the field, Cancer Screening
Including over 1300 references, tables, and figures, Cancer Screening is an indispensable guide for basic and clinical oncologists, internists and family practitioners, gynecologists, public health physicians, health policy specialists, health economists, health educators, prevention and early detection advocates, epidemiologists, biometricians, statisticians, and medical school and graduate students in these disciplines.
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Heroic Myths and Probability Confronting the Limits of Screening
BASIC PRINCIPLES OF SCREENING
Screening Theory and Study Design The Basics
DecisionMaking About Screening Individual and Policy Levels
Regulation of Medical Devices by the Food and Drug Administration with Emphasis on In Vitro Diagnostic Devices
Ethics and Consent
SCREENING FOR SPECIFIC CANCERS
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