Estimating cancer survival in developing countries. Use of reply-paid post cards to augment follow-up information.

Abstract

Survival from cancer is one of the indices to evaluate cancer control activities. Reliability of survival estimates depends to a large extent on the completeness of follow-up information available for patients in the study group. Loss to follow-up (LFU) is one of the potential problems introduced in follow-up of cancer patients. An attempt is made to… (More)

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