Conditional survival of cancer patients: an Australian perspective

  title={Conditional survival of cancer patients: an Australian perspective},
  author={Xue Qin Yu and Peter D Baade and Dianne L. O’Connell},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
Estimated conditional survival for cancer patients diagnosed at different ages and disease stage provides important information for cancer patients and clinicians in planning follow-up, surveillance and ongoing management. Using population-based cancer registry data for New South Wales Australia, we estimated conditional 5-year relative survival for 11 major cancers diagnosed 1972–2006 by time since diagnosis and age and stage at diagnosis. 193,182 cases were included, with the most common… CONTINUE READING