Cancer survival in europe and the United States

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Abstract

For most major cancers, there is evidence that patients from affluent neighborhoods have better survival than patients from deprived neighborhoods, and that this is not simply due to chance (Kogevinas, 1990; Kogevinas et al., 1991; Carnon et al., 1994; Sharp et al., 1995; Pollock & Vickers, 1997; Coleman et al., 1999) or extent of disease at the time of diagnosis (Schrijvers et al., 1995a,b). The underlying mechanisms are complex and difficult to address (Tomatis, 1995).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptimizing Health: Improving the Value of Healthcare Delivery
PublisherSpringer US
Pages112-122
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)0387339205, 9780387339207
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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