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Given the large number of men diagnosed and treated for prostate cancer each year, it is essential to determine how variations in quality of care affect treatment outcomes. RAND conducted a study to develop the structure necessary to begin evaluating the quality of care provided to men with early-stage prostate cancer. The central outcome is a list of candidate indicators of quality of care, endorsed as appearing to be valid, feasible, and appropriate for further testing in a population-based sample.

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