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Predictive capacity of three comorbidity indices in estimating mortality after surgery for colon cancer

Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Aug 5, 2009

Robert B HinesUpender Manne

Abstract

Although, for patients with cancer, comorbidity can affect the timing of cancer detection, treatment, and prognosis, there is little information relating to the question of whether the choice of comorbidity index affects the results of studies. Therefore, to compare the association of c...read more

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Malignant Tumor of Colon
Survival Analysis
Colorectal Neoplasms
Outcomes Research
Comorbidity
Cause of Death
Malignant Neoplasm of Large Intestine
Cox Proportional Hazards Models
Colon Carcinoma
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Predictive capacity of three comorbidity indices in estimating mortality after surgery for colon cancer

Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Aug 5, 2009

Robert B HinesUpender Manne

PMID: 19652054

DOI: 10.1200/jco.2009.22.4758

Abstract

Although, for patients with cancer, comorbidity can affect the timing of cancer detection, treatment, and prognosis, there is little information relating to the question of whether the choice of comorbidity index affects the results of studies. Therefore, to compare the association of c...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Malignant Tumor of Colon
Survival Analysis
Colorectal Neoplasms
Outcomes Research
Comorbidity
Cause of Death
Malignant Neoplasm of Large Intestine
Cox Proportional Hazards Models
Colon Carcinoma

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