Thesis / Dissertation

Population-based studies In urologic cancer

Anthony Dinh Ta, Damien Bolton (ed.)

Published : 2019

Abstract

Introduction Long-term data on cancer outcomes are frequently based on large series from single- or multi-institutional databases, and whilst study numbers may be large, the study population and outcomes are often not truly reflective of community practice. Furthermore, very few of these studies, especially in urologic oncology, include patients diagnosed and treated in Australia. Using a population-based cancer registry, we sought to evaluate long-term survival outcomes in men with prostate cancer treated with surgery in Victoria, and identify the clinicopathologic and sociodemographic factors that influenced survival. Furthermore, we sought to evaluate the practice patterns of manageme..

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