Influence of delays to nonemergent colon cancer surgery on operative mortality, disease-specific survival and overall survival

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From the Departments of *Surgery, †Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Oncology, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, the ‡Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton, the §Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, the ¶Department of Surgery and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont., the **University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minn., and the ††Divisions of Medical Science and Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Penn. Background: There has been minimal research on the influence of delays for cancer treatments on patient outcomes. We measured the influence of delays to nonemergent colon cancer surgery on operative mortality, disease-specific survival and overall survival.

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@inproceedings{imunovi2009InfluenceOD, title={Influence of delays to nonemergent colon cancer surgery on operative mortality, disease-specific survival and overall survival}, author={Marko {\vS}imunovi{\'c} and Mark Levine}, year={2009} }