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A quantitative performance study of two automatic methods for the diagnosis of ovarian cancer.
We present a quantitative study of the performance of two automatic methods for the early detection of ovarian cancer that can exploit longitudinal measurements of multiple biomarkers. The study is carried out for a subset ...
Population Based Testing for Primary Prevention: A Systematic Review
The current clinical model for genetic-testing is based on clinical-criteria/family-history(FH) and a pre-defined mutation probability threshold. It requires people to develop cancer before identifying unaffected ...
Surgical pelvic anatomy in gynecologic oncology.
Laparoscopy, with its many advantages, has revolutionized the field of pelvic surgery and enabled surgeons to gain a far greater understanding of pelvic anatomy. As technology evolves, our understanding is continuously ...
Setting the Threshold for Surgical Prevention in Women at Increased Risk of Ovarian Cancer.
The number of ovarian cancer cases is predicted to rise by 14% in Europe and 55% worldwide over the next 2 decades. The current absence of a screening program, rising drug/treatment costs, and only marginal improvements ...
Faecal immunochemical tests (FIT) versus colonoscopy for surveillance after screening and polypectomy: a diagnostic accuracy and cost-effectiveness study.
OBJECTIVE: The English Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP) recommends 3 yearly colonoscopy surveillance for patients at intermediate risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) postpolypectomy (those with three to four small ...