Article Abstract

Prostate cancer screening: what can we learn from randomised trials?

Authors: Anssi Auvinen

Abstract

In this article, the principle of randomised trials are first described and then prostate cancer screening trials published to date are evaluated based on these principles. A summary of the randomised prostate cancer screening is provided. The conclusion that can be made from the results of the screening trials, as well as limitations of the evidence and open questions are outlined in the end.