Of 9026 males aged 50-69 years, 1494 were randomly selected and invited to participate in a programme including two screenings for carcinoma of the prostate by digital rectal examination performed in 1987 and 1990.
The remaining 7532 served as a control group.
Of the selected persons, 78% accepted the invitation to the first screening round and 70% to the second one.
Carcinoma of the prostate was suspected in 45 of 1163 men examined at the first screening round and in 42 of 953 at the second round.
Carcinoma was confirmed by fine-needle aspiration biopsy in 13 cases from the first and in 7 from the second round.
Mots-clés Pascal : Epithélioma, Randomisation, Homme, Prostate, Dépistage, Tumeur maligne, Prostate pathologie, Appareil urinaire pathologie, Appareil génital mâle pathologie, Suède, Europe, Toucher rectal
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Carcinoma, Randomization, Human, Prostate, Medical screening, Malignant tumor, Prostatic disease, Urinary system disease, Male genital diseases, Sweden, Europe
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