Effects of multidisciplinary team working on breast cancer survival: retrospective, comparative, interventional cohort study of 13 722 women

@inproceedings{Kesson2012EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of multidisciplinary team working on breast cancer survival: retrospective, comparative, interventional cohort study of 13 722 women},
  author={Eileen M Kesson and Gwen M Allardice and William D George and Harry J G Burns and David Stewart Morrison},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the effect of multidisciplinary care on survival in women treated for breast cancer. DESIGN Retrospective, comparative, non-randomised, interventional cohort study. SETTING NHS hospitals, health boards in the west of Scotland, UK. PARTICIPANTS 14,358 patients diagnosed with symptomatic invasive breast cancer between 1990 and 2000, residing in health board areas in the west of Scotland. 13,722 (95.6%) patients were eligible (excluding 16 diagnoses of inflammatory… CONTINUE READING