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  1. Cancer screening in the elderly : Special issue on cancer surgery in the elderly.

    Article - En anglais

    Population-based cancer screening is effective only for a few tumour types.

    For these categories the screening programs have upper age limits.

    Arguments are provided for why population-based cancer screening is contraproductive in the elderly, even for cancers with a high incidence in old age.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Vieillard, Homme, Dépistage, Tumeur maligne, Critère âge, Indication, Epidémiologie, Prostate, Incidence, Glande mammaire, Politique sanitaire, Appareil génital mâle pathologie, Appareil urinaire pathologie, Prostate pathologie, Glande mammaire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Elderly, Human, Medical screening, Malignant tumor, Age criterion, Indication, Epidemiology, Prostate, Incidence, Mammary gland, Health policy, Male genital diseases, Urinary system disease, Prostate disease, Mammary gland diseases

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0492908

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 19/02/1999.