Cancer screening and the periodic health examination


  • See referenced original article on pages 000–000, this issue.


In this issue of Cancer, Chen et al. report outcomes from an integrated model of multiphasic chronic disease screening in Taiwan. The design and outcomes of the Keelung Community-based Integrated Screening program are noteworthy for several reasons and should reopen the debate not only regarding the worth, but also the protocol for periodic preventive health examinations.

See also pages 000–000.