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BACKGROUND The majority of Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) patients are cured, and post-treatment visits are a major component of their management. Little is known about the quality of follow-up care received by these survivors. METHODS All patients who were diagnosed with HL in Ontario from 1992 through 2000 were identified from a population-based cancer registry.… (More)
It is estimated that, in 2005, over 56,000 people in Ontario were diagnosed with, and over 25,000 died from cancer. From screening or the onset of symptoms to post-treatment and palliative care, general practitioners and family physicians (GP/FPs) have long played a vital role in the care of cancer patients—a role which often receives less attention than… (More)
BACKGROUND It is unclear if all persons in Ontario have equal access to colonoscopy. This research was designed to describe long-term trends in the use of colonoscopy by primary care physicians (PCPs) in Ontario, and to determine whether PCP characteristics influence the use of colonoscopy. METHODS We conducted a population-based retrospective study of… (More)
This corrects the article DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2017.4.
OBJECTIVES Screening rates for colorectal cancer (CRC) remain suboptimal. The impact of provider strategies to enhance screening participation in the population is uncertain. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of provider strategies to increase screening in a single-payer system. METHODS A population-based survey was conducted in… (More)