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Epidemiol Prev 2013; 37 (2-3), marzo-giugno

Detection of the interval cancers and estimate of the sensitivity of colorectal cancer screening programmes

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Detection of the interval cancers and estimate of the sensitivity of colorectal cancer screening programmes

Working report

Editor: GISCoR Working Group “Interval cancers and sensitivity estimate”
Download the report in pdf.

Detection of the interval cancers and estimate of the sensitivity of colorectal cancer screening programmes

Working report

Editor: GISCoR Working Group “Interval cancers and sensitivity estimate”
Download the report in pdf.

Contents

4 Summary
5 Foreword
6 Colorectal cancer screening programmes
7 Interval cancers
7 Description of the phenomenon
7 Definition and classification
9 Detection of interval cancers
12 Methods to estimate sensitivity
13 The proportional incidence method
19 Estimating sensitivity
20 Estimating the confidence interval
20 Adjustment for selection bias
22 Standards
24 Interpretation of results
26 Other data of interest
29 Recommendations
30 References