Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality in Barcelona: 1992-2003
- Poor have greater risk of dying after cancer. // Hospice Management Advisor;Oct2008, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p118
The article focuses on a study about the survival and stages of cancer which discovered that poor people have greater risk of dying after cancer than people with higher socioeconomic status. The researcher examined the medical records of 13, 598 cancer patients in 1997 in seven states in the...
- Social Factors, Treatment, and Survival in Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Greenwald, Howard P.; Polissar, Nayak L.; Borgatta, Edgar F.; McCorkle, Ruth; Goodman, Gary // American Journal of Public Health;Nov98, Vol. 88 Issue 11, p1681
Objectives. This study assessed the importance of socioeconomic status, race, and likelihood of receiving surgery in explaining mortality among patients with stage-I non-small cell lung cancer. Methods. Analyses focused on Black and White individuals 75 years of age and younger (n = 5189)...
- Radiation oncology. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS82
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Socioeconomic status and cancer survival in Ontario,' by W.J. Mackillop et al.
- In numbers: Cancer deaths. // GP: General Practitioner;11/24/2014, p6
The article reports on decrease in death rate of individuals aged under 75 due to cancer in Great Britain and mentions that death from cancers in digestive, respiratory and intrathoracic organs were the most common in men and women.
- Survivors of Wilms Tumor remain at risk for death due to late effects. // Hem/Onc Today;3/25/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p29
The article discusses a study, published in a 2009 issue of "Journal of Clinical Oncology," which examined the risk for death of patients who survive Wilms Tumor.
- Non-parametric comparison of relative versus cause-specific survival in Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) programme breast cancer patients. Gamel, J.W.; Vogel, R.L. // Statistical Methods in Medical Research;Oct2001, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p339
Cancer-related mortality can be measured by two dissimilar methods: cause-specific survival (based on mortality attributed to a specific cause), and relative survival (based on mortality relative to a matched cohort). We used both methods to determine actuarial survival in a population of 119502...
- Untangling Differences in Cancer Mortality Rates: A Closer Look at Race and Education. Wacholder, Sholom // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;9/19/2007, Vol. 99 Issue 18, p1356
The article reflects on the untangling differences in cancer mortality rates. The section focuses on a report made by J. D. Albano and colleagues that draws association between education and cancer mortality overall and for the most common sites among white men and women and among black men and...
- Fraction of normal remaining life span: A new method for expressing survival in cancer. Vaidya, Jayant S. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/07/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7095, p1682
Discusses a method for calculating a cancer patient's survival curve. Conventional method of using time between diagnosis and last follow up or death to denote survival time; Illustration of new concept using database of breast cancer patients in Bombay, India; Comparison between conventional...
- Serum alpha-carotene inversely associated with death from cancer, all causes. Fisher, Stacey L.; Harris, Jason // Hem/Onc Today;5/25/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p30
The article discusses a study on the inverse association of increasing levels of serum alpha-carotene and rates of death due to cancer and all-cause mortality among patients of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.