Example sentences for: overdiagnosis

How can you use “overdiagnosis” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • To avoid different rates of overdiagnosis between comparison groups, PSE compares population cancer mortality rates in two hypothetical scenarios involving full compliance: Scenario , periodic screening from age a until age b and Scenario , no periodic screening from age a to age b -1 followed by screening at age b . Scenario involves either detection on the first screen at age a or detection in the interval or on subsequent screens to age b . Scenario involves either detection in the absence of screening from ages a to b - 1 or detection on a first screen at age b.

  • Screening at age b in both Scenarios and avoids differential overdiagnosis rates because, if Assumption 1 holds, both scenarios and specify equal probabilities of detecting cancer by age b .

  • One problem is that t catch-up does not occur if there is overdiagnosis.

  • Results from the HIP screening trial of mammography and clinical self-examination [ 12 ] suggest that if there were overdiagnosis with mammography, it would be relatively small.

  • Continuing with the analogy, suppose some buses stop at B but not D. Overdiagnosis bias arises when counting all buses stopping at B as going to D.


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