Cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survival in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians: a matched cohort study.

@article{Valery2006CancerDT,
  title={Cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survival in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians: a matched cohort study.},
  author={Patricia Casarolli Valery and Michael Coory and Janelle Stirling and Ad{\`e}le C Green},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2006},
  volume={367 9525},
  pages={1842-8}
}
BACKGROUND Indigenous Australians do not have the high standard of health that Australians in general have, and have worse outcomes for several diseases such as cancer. However, few comparative data exist to prove this disparity. We assessed differences in disease stage at cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survival between these two populations in Queensland. METHODS Indigenous people diagnosed with cancer between 1997 and 2002 were identified through the cancer registry and compared with… CONTINUE READING

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