Information gained from linking SEER Cancer Registry Data to state-level hospital discharge abstracts. Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES Our goal was to link patients from the Iowa Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Registry to their respective inpatient discharge abstracts from an Iowa Health Care Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)-formatted database and evaluate whether this linkage provides information related to cancer treatment variation. METHODS Computer… (More)

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@article{Brooks2000InformationGF, title={Information gained from linking SEER Cancer Registry Data to state-level hospital discharge abstracts. Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results.}, author={John H M Brooks and Elizabeth A. Chrischilles and Shannon C Scott and Johnson Ritho and Shari S Chen-Hardee}, journal={Medical care}, year={2000}, volume={38 11}, pages={1131-40} }