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Predicting 7-year mortality for use with evidence-based guidelines for Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) testing: Findings from a large prospective study of 123 697 Australian men

Joshy, Grace; Banks, Emily; Lowe, Anthony; Wolfe, Rory; Tickle, Leonie; Armstrong, Bruce; Clements, MS

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Objectives To develop and validate a prediction model for short-term mortality in Australian men aged ≥45years, using age and self-reported health variables, for use when implementing the Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Testing and Early Management of Test-Detected Prostate Cancer. Implementation of one of the Guideline recommendations requires an estimate of 7-year mortality. Design Prospective cohort study using questionnaire data linked to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186133
Source: BMJ Open
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022613
Access Rights: Open Access

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