Th is thesis describes research on screening for prostate cancer. To improve understanding of the thesis, some background information will be provided in this introduction. First, a short description of the prostate and of prostate cancer will be given in Chapter 1, followed by more detailed background information on screening for prostate cancer in Chapter 2. Th e fi nal part of this introduction, Chapter 3, will outline the scope of this thesis.

Abbott,Astellas, Astra Zeneca, Beckman Coulter, Ferring, GlaxoSmithKline, Eli-Lilly, Novartis,Olympus, Pfizer,Sanofi Aventis,Stichting Contactgroep Prostaatkanker, Stichting Urologisch Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek, Stichting Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Prostaatkanker,Fonds Nuts Ohra
C.H. Bangma (Chris) , F.H. Schröder (Fritz)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

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