SCANS (Michigan)

Self-Consistency Analysis of Surveillance

Basic Model Attributes
Cancer siteProstate
Host institution University Of Michigan
Purpose This is a model of prostate cancer initiation, incidence, disease progression and presentation at diagnosis, survival and mortality. The model provides a quantitative functional link between the history of prostate cancer brom birth to death and screening and treatment as control interventions. It is used to understand, predict and optimize the impact of dynamic sceening and treatment. Its purpose is to unravel the myriad causes and relationships that underlie recent population trends and the results of screening and clinical trials, and provide relevant statistical inference and predictions using confidence intervals and hypotheses tests.
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