The authors report some aspects of secondary prevention, including screening programs. General standards for screening programs are first analyzed; standards including a) definition of the problem and its social importance; b) tumor natural history; c) diagnostic test characteristics; d) therapeutic possibilities; e) evaluation of results. The problem of selective screenings are then discussed as they attempt to reduce costs and maximize benefits.
|Translated title of the contribution||General aspects of secondary prevention and possible interventions applicable to squamous carcinoma of the upper respiratory-digestive tract|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica|
|Volume||10 Suppl 27|
|Publication status||Published - 1990|
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