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Recent trends in survival of cancer patients, 1960-1971

National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Biometry Branch. End Results Section.

Recent trends in survival of cancer patients, 1960-1971

by National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Biometry Branch. End Results Section.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, [National Cancer Institute in [Bethesda, Md.] .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cancer -- United States -- Statistics.

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      Statement[prepared for End Results Group by End Results Section, Biometry Branch, National Cancer Institute ; edited by Lillian M. Axtell, Max H. Myers, with the assistance of the End Results Section staff].
      SeriesDHEW publication ; no. (NIH) 75-767, DHEW publication ;, no. (NIH) 75-767.
      ContributionsAxtell, Lillian M., Myers, Max H., End Results Group., National Cancer Institute (U.S.).
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC276 .U55 1974a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination73 p. ;
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4281705M
      LC Control Number78307920

        With the exception of esophageal cancer, each disease site has studies showing divergent answers as to whether there is a relationship between wait times for surgery and survival. In part this is related to the quality of the studies. All of the studies are retrospective cohort studies that may be single center or population by: 2. The five-year survival rate is a type of survival rate for estimating the prognosis of a particular disease, normally calculated from the point of diagnosis. Lead time bias from earlier diagnosis can affect interpretation of the five-year survival rate.. There are absolute and relative survival rates, but the latter are more useful and commonly used.

      Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, making it one of modern medicine’s greatest challenges. The percentage of the U.S. population who has or ever had cancer has. Cancer survival rates improved throughout the world during the first 15 years of the 21st century, but non-Western countries generally continue to lag, sometimes significantly, according to a comprehensive global study of individual patient records.. The Concord program, which tracks cancer survival rates worldwide, published its findings about trends in cancer from to online in The Author: Kent Allen.

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