Example sentences for: overdiagnosis

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

  • A screen-detected stage I cancer is likely to have a different prognosis than a clinically detected stage I cancer due to lead-time, length, and overdiagnosis biases.

  • Importantly the estimated TPR for mammography is not likely to be affected by overdiagnosis, which means that some screening-detected cancers would never have caused medical problems during the patient's life [ 11 ] . This would make the biomarker appear more promising than actually the case.

  • 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.

  • 2. To avoid overdiagnosis bias, cases should be diagnosed as a result of symptoms rather than on screening

  • But with further follow-up the number of cancers in the control group eventually equaled the number in the screened group, which would not have occurred if there were substantial overdiagnosis.


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