Project Summary and Objectives:
This study makes use of the dataset on
cancer treatment and referral patterns held by the Yorkshire Cancer
Registry (YCR) and aims to evaluate, in systematic fashion, variation in
treatment and referral delay and their effect on survival.
Cancer outcomes monitoring: cancer treatment policies and their effects on
(also at: http://www.nycris.org.uk/):
ML, Hatfield AC, Muers MF, Peake MD, Haward RA, Forman D on behalf of the
Yorkshire Cancer Management Study Group. (2002)
Lung cancer: district active treatment rates affect survival. Journal
of Epidemiology and Community Health 56:424-8.
J, Haward R, Johnston C, Crellin a,
Dodwell D, Jones J, Pisani P, Forman
Trends in postoperative radiotherapy delay and the effect on survival in
breast cancer patients treated with conservation surgery. British
Journal of Cancer 90:1343-48.
Downing A, Haward
RA, Stefoski-Mikeljevic J, Forman D. (2007) Variation
in the treatment of cervical cancer patients and the effect of consultant
workload on survival: a population-based study.
Journal of Cancer.
A, Prakash K, Gilthorpe MS, Stefoski-Mikeljevic J, Forman D. (2007)
The effect of socioeconomic background on stage at diagnosis, treatment
pattern and survival in women with invasive breast cancer. British
Journal of Cancer. 96:836-40.
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