Deprivation and access to treatment for colorectal cancer in Southeast Scotland 2003-2009.

@article{Paterson2014DeprivationAA,
  title={Deprivation and access to treatment for colorectal cancer in Southeast Scotland 2003-2009.},
  author={Hugh M Paterson and Bobby Mander and Peter Muir and Hamish A. Phillips and Sarah H Wild},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={O51-7}
}
AIM Socioeconomic deprivation is associated with poorer survival from colorectal cancer. We examined the association of deprivation with access to treatment, disease stage at presentation and choice of treatment for colorectal cancer within a regional managed clinical network. METHOD We performed a retrospective analysis of data from the Southeast Scotland Cancer Network colorectal database for the period 2003-2009. Socioeconomic status was assigned into five categories using postcode of… CONTINUE READING
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