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    • Assessing the impact of early detection biases on breast cancer survival of Catalan women 

      Roso-Llorach, Albert; Forné Izquierdo, Carles; Macià, Francesc; Galcerán, Jaume; Marcos-Gragera, Rafael; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya, 2014)
      Survival estimates for women with screen-detected breast cancer are affected by biases specific to early detection. Lead-time bias occurs due to the advance of diagnosis, and length-sampling bias because tumors detected ...
    • Cost-effectiveness of early detection of breast cancer in Catalonia (Spain) 

      Carles Lavila, Misericordia; Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Cots, Francesc; Gregori Gomis, Aleix; Pla Farnós, Roger; Román, Rubén; Sala i Serra, Maria; Macià, Francesc; Castells, Xavier; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (BioMed Central, 2011)
      Background: Breast cancer (BC) causes more deaths than any other cancer among women in Catalonia. Early detection has contributed to the observed decline in BC mortality. However, there is debate on the optimal screening ...