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A Note on the sensititivities of self-reporting and screen detection of primary breast tumours

Tallis, G M; Leppard, P; O'Neill, Terence

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Screening programs for breast cancer are widely used to reduce the impact of breast cancer in populations. For example, the South Australian Breast X-ray Service, BreastScreen SA, established in 1989, is a participant in the National Program of Early Detection of Breast Cancer. BreastScreen SA has collected information on both screening-detected and interval or self-reported cases, which enables the estimation of various important attributes of the screening mechanism. In this paper, a tailored...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36130
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics

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