Changes in the risk of death from cancer up to five years after diagnosis in elderly patients: a study of five common cancers.

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Cancer mortality in elderly people is described to highlight the mechanisms that could potentially explain observed differences with other age groups. Data from 15 French cancer registries were considered in the search for the 5-year outcome of patients diagnosed during the period 1989-1997. Relative survival, excess mortality hazard, and hazard ratio of… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ijc.25101

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