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Ovarian cancer screening and mortality in the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS): a randomised controlled trial

Jacobs, Ian J, Menon, Usha, Ryan, Andy, Gentry-Maharaj, Aleksandra, Burnell, Matthew, Kalsi, Jatinderpal K, Amso, Nazar N, Apostolidou, Sophia, Benjamim, Elizabeth, Cruickshank, Derek, Crump, Danielle N, Davies, Susan K, Dawnay, Anne, Dobbs, Stephen, Fletcher, Gwendolen, Ford, Jeremy, Godfrey, Keith, Gunther, Richard, Habib, Mariam, Hallett, Rachel, Herod, Jonathan, Jenkins, Howard, Karpinskyj, Chloe, Leeson, Simon, Lewis, Sara J, Liston, William R, Lopes, Alberto, Mould, Tim, Murdoch, John, Oram, David, Rabideau, Dustin J, Reynolds, Karina, Scott, Ian, Seif, Mourad W, Sharma, Aarti, Singh, Naveena, Taylor, Julie S., Warburton, Fiona, Widschwendter, Martin, Williamson, Karin, Woolas, Robert, Fallowfield, Lesley, McGuire, Alistair, Campbell, Stuart, Parmar, Mahesh and Skates, Steven J (2015) Ovarian cancer screening and mortality in the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS): a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 387 (10022). pp. 945-956. ISSN 0140-6736

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Identification Number: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)01224-6

Abstract

Ovarian cancer has a poor prognosis, with just 40% of patients surviving 5 years. We designed this trial to establish the effect of early detection by screening on ovarian cancer mortality.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.thelancet.com/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Authors © CC BY 4.0
Divisions: Social Policy
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2016 11:19
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2019 00:04
Projects: G9901012, G0801228, C1479/A2884, UNSPECIFIED
Funders: Medical Research Council, Medical Research Council, Cancer Research UK, Department of Health
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/66012

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