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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Does training of general practitioners for intensive treatment of people with screen-detected diabetes have a spillover effect on mortality and cardiovascular morbidity in 'at risk' individuals with normoglycaemia?
She cited five potential harms: death or complications from a biopsy of a screen-detected nodule, surgery for a screen-detected lesion that turns out to be benign, the psychosocial impact of finding a lung nodule, over diagnosis, and the cumulative radiation exposure from serial low-dose chest CT scans.
Compared with screen-detected cancers, interval cancers tend to be more biologically aggressive, to have spread to lymph nodes, and to have worse prognoses.
No good-quality studies assessed the net benefit of thyroid cancer screening, nor whether "early" treatment of screen-detected cancers improved patient outcomes.
Among all practices involved in the study, 25,281 screen-detected invasive breast cancers and 9,360 cases of screen-detected ductal carcinoma in situ were reported over the 10-year study period.
Those programs include EDRN, the Consortium for Molecular and Cellular Characterization of Screen-Detected Lesions, and the Informatics Technology for Cancer Research initiative.
If results from the screening are not negative, then follow up management occurs in accordance with the 2005 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) guidelines for management of screen-detected abnormalities.
3) The treatment of all such screen-detected tumors potentially results in overtreatment of a subset of patients whose tumors may be indolent, unlikely to affect their well-being or mortality.
Of the screen-detected tumors, 22% were overdiagnoses--one for every 424 women in the mammography arm.
What we know is that after 10 years, even with aggressive treatment of 80% to 90% of screen-detected cancers, very few, if any, men will have lived longer because they were screened.
Development of these tests directly addresses the criticism of PSA screening leveled by government agencies and others by potentially reducing overtreatment of non-lethal, screen-detected cancers," Dr.
Screen-detected cancers were considered true-positives at screening.