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M.Phil. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School, and Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND
Improvement in the quality of care for men with prostate cancer may be achieved not by treating more patients but by treating them more discerningly.
Jan 1, 2006
Cause-specific mortality rates among men with prostate cancer that suggest early diagnosis and treatment for localized tumors may improve survival.
By examining the medical files of 9,672 women treated between 1990 and 2001, a newly released study by RAND researchers sought to confirm whether obese women are in fact systematically undertreated for breast cancer.
Nov 25, 2005
Systematic undertreatment of breast cancer in overweight and obese women may contribute to the poorer prognosis in these women.
Jun 1, 2005
This paper forecasts the consequences of scientific progress in cancer for total Medicare spending between 2005 and 2030.
Jan 1, 2005
The authors assess the effect of omega-3 fatty acids on 1) tumor incidence 2) clinical outcomes after cancer treatment, and 3) tumor behavior.
Cancer registry data are less accurate for ambulatory-based services than hospital-based services.
In a large cohort study of Barrett's, incident malignancy was uncommon.
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cause of cancer deaths; however, rates of regular screening for this cancer are low.
Within a framework of quality assessment, primary treatment choice constitutes an indicator of quality of care.
To validate an Italian version of the University of California-Los Angeles Prostate Cancer Index (UCLA-PCI).
Environmental factors may mediate the transformation of latent prostate cancer into clinically apparent tumors.
The UCSF-CAPRA score is a straightforward yet powerful preoperative risk assessment tool.
Assessing bowel function (BF) in prostate cancer can help determine therapeutic trade-offs.
This work provides new insights into HRQOL over time in a low-income, multiethnic group of patients with prostate cancer.
The objective was to describe health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) in low-income men with prostate cancer.
To describe and compare health related quality of life (HRQOL) among Hispanic, African-American, and Caucasian men with localized prostate cancer.
Economically disadvantaged men with prostate cancer report worse mental health than people with other chronic diseases.
Being married confers significant benefits in survival for patients with a variety of chronic conditions including breast and prostate carcinoma.
Being partnered confers benefits in survival for patients with prostate cancer, yet little is known of the impact of relationship status on HRQOL.