Impact of marital status on survival among women with invasive cervical cancer: analysis of population-based surveillance, epidemiology, and end results data.

@article{Patel2010ImpactOM,
  title={Impact of marital status on survival among women with invasive cervical cancer: analysis of population-based surveillance, epidemiology, and end results data.},
  author={M. D. Kunj G. Patel and Divya A. Patel and Mei Lu and Mohamed A. Elshaikh and Adnan R. Munkarah and Benjamin Movsas},
  journal={Journal of lower genital tract disease},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={329-38}
}
OBJECTIVE For some cancers, married individuals present with less advanced stage of disease, receive more aggressive treatment, and live longer after diagnosis compared with unmarried individuals. We examined survival differences by marital status among women with cervical cancer using a population-based sample of patients in the United States while considering patient, tumor, and treatment characteristics. METHODS We identified 7,997 women (1,835 single, 3,849 married, 1,193 separated… CONTINUE READING

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