Advanced prostate cancer: course, care, and cost implications.


BACKGROUND If prostate cancer screening proves to be effective, some cases will be prevented from reaching the advanced stage. In order to evaluate screening programs thoroughly, it is important to quantify course, care, and accompanying costs of advanced disease. METHODS We studied 70 files of patients in two hospitals, who had received a diagnosis of… (More)


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@article{Beemsterboer1999AdvancedPC, title={Advanced prostate cancer: course, care, and cost implications.}, author={P M M Beemsterboer and Harry J. de Koning and Erwin Birnie and Paul J. van der Maas and Fritz H. Schroeder}, journal={The Prostate}, year={1999}, volume={40 2}, pages={97-104} }