screen-detected

screen-detected

adjective Referring to the discovery of a disorder as a result of screening—e.g., breast cancer by mammography or cervical cancer or precancer through Pap smears.
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Risk Algorithm Using Serial Biomarker Measurements Doubles the Number of Screen-Detected Cancers Compared With a Single-Threshold Rule in the United Kingdom Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening.
The cost of screen-detected invasive breast cancer overdiagnoses was $1.
Of the screen-detected tumors, 22% were overdiagnoses--one for every 424 women in the mammography arm.
Screen-detected cancers were considered true-positives at screening.
The biology of cancers presenting at stage 2 or 3 is different from that of screen-detected cancers (12).
Doubling times and CT screen-detected lung cancers in Pittsburgh Lung Screening Study.
The data was from the Northern Colorectal Cancer Audit Group in the North East and the results show that nearly 40% of all screen-detected cancers are at an early stage with an improved survival rate compared to cancers found in patients after the development of symptoms.
This is a result of screen-detected cancers generally being found at an earlier stage, the study says.
Many men diagnosed with screen-detected PCa will have disease that is not destined to affect their overall survival.
This raises the possibility that the natural course of some screen-detected invasive breast cancers is to spontaneously regress.
A spokesman for the Welsh Assembly Government said: "While the screening test itself is simple and can be completed by people in their own homes, the investigation of those with positive tests - and the treatment of screen-detected cancer - requires highly trained and experienced specialist staff.
Surgery was performed without wire localisation in 24% of patients and this study therefore is likely to have consisted of predominately screen-detected lesions.