Working Procedures

B. SCIENTIFIC REVIEW AND EVALUATION

2. Screening techniques

Each of the screening techniques to be considered is described in this section. The ability of each procedure to detect cancer and to distinguish cancer from non-cancer conditions is presented:

  • Equipment and training to perform the procedure;
  • Technical quality control;
  • Screening performance, including sensitivity, specificity, or positive predictive value;
  • Host factors that affect screening performance.

 

Updated 14 November 2017