Comparison of stage at diagnosis of cancer in patients who are on dialysis versus the general population.

@article{Taneja2007ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of stage at diagnosis of cancer in patients who are on dialysis versus the general population.},
  author={Shilpa Taneja and Sreedhar Mandayam and Zainab Z Kayani and Yong-Fang Kuo and Vahakn B. Shahinian},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2007},
  volume={2 5},
  pages={
          1008-13
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Frequent medical encounters in patients with ESRD on dialysis may allow early detection of malignancies despite low rates of cancer screening in this population. It is therefore unclear whether dialysis patients are disadvantaged in terms of cancer diagnosis. This study compared stage at diagnosis of cancer in a population-based sample of patients with ESRD versus the general population. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS The Surveillance, Epidemiology… CONTINUE READING

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