Selection, follow-up, and analysis in the American Cancer Society prospective studies

Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 1985 May;67:49-52.


The organization and selection characteristics of the American Cancer Society's prospective studies are reviewed, and problems connected with the follow-up procedures are discussed. Also included are descriptions of some of the features of analysis in cohort studies.

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • American Cancer Society*
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasms / prevention & control*
  • Prospective Studies*
  • Research Design
  • United States
  • Voluntary Health Agencies*